print from UNIX to Win95
bill at camco2.celestial.com
Tue Dec 9 17:27:53 GMT 1997
On Tue, Dec 09, 1997 at 02:18:10AM +1100, Weihua Dong wrote:
>Can I print PostScript files or imagine Files from UNIX (soliaris 2.5)
>to a Win95 printer (HP 6P/6PM) ? Now I can only print plain text files
>using the script included in samba (smbprint).
>If it is possible how can I configue samba(1.9.17p3) ?
Sure. It all depends on what your SYSV printer interface or BSD-style
filters do. I generally set mine to pass DOS/Windows stuff through
untouched since it's supposed to know how to handle printers.
I do use special filters if I know the output is going to be PostScript so
that my filters can clean up the Micro$oft mess that they insert into their
PostScript files (ctrl-D characters, queries of printer memory, and
whatever they may think of next to break the standards :-).
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