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Date:      Mon, 12 Jan 2009 14:35:34 -0500
From:      "Bob Johnson" <fbsdlists@gmail.com>
To:        "Ewald Jenisch" <a@jenisch.at>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Printing - standard? CUPS? ...??
Message-ID:  <54db43990901121135o2b5db17dlade40ce13daf4e3e@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090112162216.GA6391@aurora.oekb.co.at>
References:  <20090112162216.GA6391@aurora.oekb.co.at>

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I prefer print/apsfilter from ports. To get color postscript printing
and duplex printing you may need to change the default configuration,
which will probably end up somewhere under /usr/local/etc/apsfilter

- Bob


On 1/12/09, Ewald Jenisch <a@jenisch.at> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> For a system set up from scratch (7.1) I'm about to set up printing.
>
> Printer: Minolta C351 (basically a networked PS-Printer also capable
> of color)
>
> My requirements: Print from mutt (mail), print text files, print
> PS-files with the ability to print duplex and 2-up both in color and
> b/w.
>
> Should I go for the standard vanilla FreeBSD lpr that comes with the
> system or use anything else? If "anything else" - what (CUPS,...?)
>
> Please note that I want to print both from gnome (X-win) as well as
> via the commadline.
>
> Thanks in advance for any clue,
> -ewald
>
>
>
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