Re: Supressing the "front page"
Subject: Re: Supressing the "front page"
Date: Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 04:29:55PM +0100
In reply to:Mário Filipe
Quoting Mário Filipe(email@example.com):
> Wayne Topa wrote:
> > Reading the 'Printing-Usage' howto and man printcap give 2 solutions.
> > As you don't seem to have those docs (?)
> I have the docs. I miss the time :(
> I only asked directly to the list (after reading the man page for
> printcap) because i thought "Hey, maybe someone knows the anwser to this."
man lpr also shows the -h option.
> > Printing-Usage says to invoke the printer with the -h to suppress hte
> > 'burst page' ie lpr -h thesis.txt
> this works
> > man printcap says thæt :sh: will suppress the burst header page.
> this doesn't
Odd, I do not use the -h when I call lpr and have this in my printcap
And do _not_ get a burst page. My print is down (ran out of ink) so I
can't check that right now. Wish my laser hadn't broke down. :(
> > Man, am I glad I run Linux. Sooo much information available to solve
> > so many problems. Of course you have to RTFM.
> I to am gald to run linux. I wish i had the time to RTFM, but for that
> to be possible the day would need 48 hours and I would still work 72 :)
Understand that. I put my project off to find the answer to your problem.
Guess our/my time is worth less then yours? ;_)
Oh, BTW, your welcome
> Mario Filipe
Plug-and-Play is really nice, unfortunately it only works 50% of the time.
To be specific the "Plug" almost always works. --unknown source