Re: man sed | lpr wont work ?
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 07:30:30PM +0100, Dave Selby wrote:
> web@debian:~$ man -t sed | lpr
> /usr/bin/groff: can't find `DESC' file
> /usr/bin/groff:fatal error: invalid device `ps'
Install the groff package. You only have groff-base. This was adjusted
groff (1.17.2-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Back to unstable, now that there's no concern about disrupting woody.
Merge changes from -15.woody.1 (unstable) and -16 (experimental).
* Delete excess charset information in M and G font files that also use
the fixedkanji directive, after consultation with Fumitoshi UKAI. This
saves over 1.6Mb.
* Move ps device to base, now that it isn't quite so large. It's needed
there because it's the default device (closes: #131410).
* Update the descriptions of groff-base and groff for the move of the
-- Colin Watson <email@example.com> Sat, 4 May 2002 18:03:40 +0100
> man: command exited with status 768: /usr/bin/zsoelim /tmp/zmanJfCZ5K |
> /usr/bin/groff -mandoc
> lpr: stdin is empty, so no job has been sent.
> So I tried your more advanced solution ...
> "Try 'man -Tps sed | lpr' "
It's not more advanced; it's basically a synonym.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]