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Re: [opensuse] old dos .prn files
On Wednesday 07 September 2011 10:40:25 Peter Nikolic wrote:
On Wednesday 07 September 2011 08:24:07 Duaine Hechler wrote:
On 09/07/2011 02:16 AM, Peter Nikolic wrote:

have some dos .prn files they are not text they appear to be
binary in nature odes anyone have any idea how to open these i
do not want to print them as that means the rescanning them.

file 800XLT-1.PRN

800XLT-1.PRN: HP Printer Job Language data

Ideas anyone please

Pete .

You might try to use the Linux "dosbox" and issue the "PRINT"
command with your file as an operand.

If memory serves, these are the old "print to disk" files done from
the old DOS software.

Regards, Duaine

HUmmm .

Thanks Duaine just one slight problem there it seems dosemu dont
like my quad core Phenome II cpu drat.

ERROR: Unknown CPU type!
CONF: emulated CPU forced down to real CPU: 386
LOWRAM mmap: Invalid argument
Segmentation fault

bother ..
Pete .

Why not install DOS on a small partition, and do this the DOS way?

Stan Goodman
Qiryat Tiv'on
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