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Date:      Mon, 9 Oct 1995 09:02:15 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Deskjet/Ghostscript !?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <199510090156.UAA00186@localhost> from "Jon Nelson" at Oct 8, 95 08:56:36 pm

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> Howdy, I've been using FreeBSD for about a month now, and am very pleased
> with it in every way.  That's 2.0.5-RELEASE, btw.  Anyway, to the point:
> I have a Deskjet 520 and have installed Ghostscript and Ghostview.  I can
> use Ghostview perfectly, and I can sort-of make Ghostscript print text files,
> but I would like to print using lpr, and not just text files either. 
> The script dies somewhere, giving me a command like:

What is Is it part of ghostscript?

I'm using something like this:

/etc/printcap entry:

lps|lp-postscript|hp ljet III mit filter fuer PostScript:\
/usr/local/bin/gs -q -dSAFER -sDEVICE=laserjet -r300 -dNOPAUSE -sOutputFile=- -

Instead of laserjet you can use whatever is appropriate for your printer.

Type gs -help to get the supported devices list.

> error: /undefined in instructions immediately following the gsbanner and gsif
> header stuff.
> Any suggestions?
> Sincerely,
> Jon Nelson

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies

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