Manual Printer Driver Installations

Joel Hammer Joel at
Thu Oct 18 13:28:03 GMT 2001

Post your:
The type of printer you have
The filters referenced in your /etc/printcap file.
What works will depend to a large extent on the kind of printer you have and
what kind of filter you are using.

RPM +0200, Eirik Thorsnes wrote:
> Hi, 
> I saw your reply below on the samba list, I'm in a similar situation and 
> would greatly appreciate any help / pointers on setting up an automatic 
> convertion routine for papersizes. My situation is the "dreaded" letter vs. 
> A4 size issue. I'm using LPRng and ifhp.
> Thanks in advance
> Eirik Thorsnes
> On Wednesday 03 October 2001 04:14, you wrote:
> > I am no expert but you sound desperate.
> > I am reasonably good with LPRng and ghostscript. If that is what your samba
> > box is using, I can probably help you out.
> > Basically, you can set up two printer queues on your samba server, with
> > different paper sizes specified in the print filter for each queue.
> > Forget about graphical configuration tools in this sort of situation. They
> > have NEVER helped me.
> > Joel

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