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Re: Problem with /etc/printcap

Dany Dionne wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to print on a ethernet printer ( HP Laserjet 4m ) and i have some
> problem with /etc/printcap, so i can use the printer.
> If i try to print with lpr or if i try a lpq, i receive the error message:
> lpr: lp: unknow printer.
> My /etc/printcap is:
> lj-5|remote-hplj:\
>         :lp=/dev/null:sh:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/lpd/lj-5:\
>         :rm=
> The printer IP adress is and the printer name is gutenberg
> Anyone can help me?
> Thanks,
> Dany Dionne
> Physics Department
> Universite Laval

"lp" is the default printer, and thus the printer which lpq and lpr
will refer to unless you specify a different printer, in this case
"lj-5" with the "-P" option.

Jens B. Jorgensen

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