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: 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?