Re: printing from the cli and mailcap
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On 2008-06-06 17:27, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 11:13 -0400, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>> Working on another issue, I wanted to print a README.
>> damon@dam-main:/usr/share/doc/migrationtools$ print ./README
>> Warning: unknown mime-type for "./README" -- using "application/*"
>> Error: no "print" mailcap rules found for type "application/*"
>> A quick look at mailcap showed I really did not want to dive into there
>> yet :)
>> I am using cupsys to print to a lpd network printer. I never tried to
>> print from the cli before, how do you do it?
> Never mind. I did not want to spend any time deciphering that above
> file. But I did a quick google: how to print cli cups and found this
> and tried this: lpr README and what do you know? It printed!
> I knew about lpr, but having never set up lpr (always used cups) I did
> not know that would work. So, I got it printed and did not spend a lot
> of time trying to figure it out.
You might also try a2ps. It can also 'pretty-print' your output.
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