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Re: lpr -d doesn't work



On 16 Aug 2002, Oliver Elphick wrote:

> On Fri, 2002-08-16 at 00:28, Krzys Majewski wrote:
> > What's the official Debian way to install a DVI filter for lpr so that
> > 'lpr  -d' (which, BTW,  is the  default print  command under  my Emacs
> > LaTeX-mode and Debian/stable teTeX) actually works, instead of saying: 
> > 
> > lpd[19586]: lp: no filter found in printcap for format character 'd'
> > 
> > ?  Presumably I  need to  hack my  /etc/printcap, gah.  If  there's no
> > debianized utility which will do  that for me, can somebody supply the
> > missing line?  This is on  a PostScript-capable HP LaserJet  6MP. (Yes,
> > I've read printcap(5)..) 
> 
> According to that, the line is ":df=/path/to/filter"

OK, thanks for the translation ;)  Now, where do I find the filter? Is
it just `which dvips`? Why doesn't Debian put that line in for me? 

-chris



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