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sir pannels
01-14-2005, 12:50 PM
Hi All,

Can't find anything on google for this that doesnt use foo* software or use the GUI so here is my question :)...

I need to setup a Dot Matrix printer on linux red hat... an LP queue, have the IP and name I need, does anyone know the commands?

Cheers

Crake
01-15-2005, 10:16 PM
tell us wot u seached and we mite be able to tell you a better " term " to enter.

or try a different search engine

bcarl314
01-18-2005, 08:40 PM
or try a different search engine


You mean there's another search engine out there? I'll have to google for them. :D

JamieR
01-18-2005, 10:11 PM
Sir Pannels - My apologies if you've seen these before, but they looked interesting when I googled them:

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=DOT+Matrix+Printer+Linux+Print+queue&btnG=Search&meta=

http://mm.gnu.org.in/pipermail/fsf-friends/2004-December/002607.html

http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO/Printing-Usage-HOWTO.html

bcarl314
01-19-2005, 01:42 AM
Also check out that man pages for cups, lpq, and lpr. They usually have a lot of useful information...

$> man lpr

sir pannels
01-25-2005, 12:45 AM
cheers for the links ya`ll :)

yeh the man pages dont give you device URL and so forth tho:/ ok thats plenty of info for me.. cheers:)



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