Re: Using more than one driver for a laser printer?
On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 09:15:57PM +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> So I'd like to know if there is any easy way to switch between them,
> just for local printing. I'm considering adding a second printer
> to /etc/printcap with the same device (/dev/lp0) and other
> specifications but a different driver, so I can use the lpr -P option
> as necessary. Is this idea good, bad or ugly? Should I use the same
> spool directory (subdirectory of /var/spool/lpd/)?
Have you tried CUPS and the CUPS web interface? According to the
packages you've installed, it looks like you're using CUPS. Launch a
web browser as root and direct it to localhost:631