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Re: no printer in latest iceweasel

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 08:18:03 +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> On 24 Jun 2008, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > > Correct, I have lpr.
> > 
> > I have the impression that the support for piping the print job to lpr
> > (or an equivalent command) has been removed or at least reduced
> > significantly.

> This is a retrograde development. A principal advantage of Linux has
> always been that you had a wide choice, but this restricts choice. It
> seems that I must either use CUPS, which I don't want to do, or print to
> file and then print that.

You could always print to the same file, e.g. /tmp/mozilla.ps, and run a
script in the background that waits for the presence of this file, sends
it to your spooler of choice, and removes the file afterwards.

The manpage of inotifywait (package inotify-tools) has examples for such
"wait for a filesystem event, then do something" scripts.

Regards,            | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
          Florian   |

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