On Sat, Aug 19, 2000 at 09:27:23AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> I have debian/gnu linux 2.1 setup on my i-486 machine but I don't have a
> printer yet.
> I want to make sure that the printer I get will work, but since I've
> never even had anything connected to my parallel port, I'm not even sure
> if that is even working.
Type "gs -help". That lists drivers that ghostview supports.
I have a very happy (parallel port) HP Deskjet 400, using cdjmono
which does everything I need. You'll likely also need to install some
kind of printer filter (apsfilter or magicfilter or ...) to massage
your /etc/printcap for you.
keelingNO@SPAM.spots.ab.ca (Stephen) TopQuark Software & Serv. Enquire within.
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