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Re: [SLE] Printing under Netscape
  • From: rjwohlfar@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 20:05:29 -0500 (EST)
  • Message-id: <200108082114598.SM00124@>
On 8 Aug, David C. Johanson wrote:
> Robert -
> Thanks for the suggestions. When I try "lpr -P epson, WINEPS" sans
> quotes of course, i get the error dialog Netscape subprocess diagnostics
> (stdout.stderr)'"lpr: epson; unknown printer" To be sure all was normal
> I tried printing under WP9 using the selection epson, WINEPS and all
> printed as advertised, so somehow I'm not apparently naming the printer
> appropriately.

Try this command, with the quotes:
lpr -P "epson, WINEPS"

I think it had trouble with the space after the comma. The shell
assumes that spaces start a new argument. So lpr thought "epson," was
the printer. The quotes force the shell to leave the space in the
printer name.

Enjoy your vacation!

Robert Wohlfarth

"Is not life more important than food, and the body more
important than clothes?" -- Matthew 6:25b

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