Friedrich Vosberg vatolin at mac.com
Thu Nov 2 10:09:52 EST 2006

On 02.11.2006, at 15.30, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 2-nov-2006, at 15:18, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:
>> On 02.11.2006, at 14.37, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> Am 02.11.2006 um 14:02 schrieb Friedrich Vosberg:
>>>>> Dvips can spool its output directly into the printer queue.
>>>>                             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>>> How can I do this? I am not so familiar with CLI.
>>> A simple 'dvips <DVI file>' should do. If you don't see a ``|lpr 
>>> ´´ in dvips' output you can try: dvips <DVI file> | lpr.
>> lpr: error - stdin is empty, so no job has been sent.
>> It's a network printer.
> What is the output of lpstat -a
> It sould give you a list of named printers availeble to the command- 
> line. The -P option to dvips allows you to specify the printer.

albook:~/Desktop/dreiseitduplex fv$ dvips -P Phaser3500_63D7  
dreiseitduplextest | lpr
dvips: warning: no config file for `Phaser3500_63D7'
This is dvips(k) 5.95b Copyright 2005 Radical Eye Software  
' TeX output 2006.11.02:1105' -> | lpr -PPhaser3500_63D7
<tex.pro><texps.pro>. <cmr10.pfb>[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
lpr: error - stdin is empty, so no job has been sent.

Prints. But not in duplex mode. Which option do I need to print in  
duplex mode? To check whether the failure occurs when printing  
directly the PS file it's neccessary to invoke a duplex output.

Thanks. Friedrich

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