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Re: [SLE] Printing under Netscape
  • From: "David C. Johanson" <dcjohan@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 09:41:32 -0400
  • Message-id: <3B82650C.92AF1831@xxxxxxxxx>
Robert -

Back from the vacation and tried your suggestion this morning but got
the same netscape error message. Not sure what's occurring but I guess
I've got a bit more sleuthing to do. Thanks for the suggestion. ;-)

dave

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

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