[K12OSN] usb printer troubleshooting

Jim McQuillan jam at mcquil.com
Mon May 15 01:15:12 UTC 2006

Sudev Barar wrote:
> On 15/05/06, Barry R Cisna <cisna-barry at wc235.k12.il.us> wrote:
>> telnet terminalipaddress 9100
>> then i see the connected to ^^^^
>> start typing some stuff in a terminal then press CTL-C( cant remember
>> second hotkey), and i should have text on the page? I'm probably missing
>> something here , in this combo:).
> IMHO try "cat filename > lpr -P printername"

No, I really think you mean '|' instead of '>'.

The example given above will result in a file in the current directory 
named 'lpr'.

It should be like this:

     cat filename | lpr -P printername


     lpr -P printername filename

No need to involve an additional process (cat).

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

> Even in shell you are conected to server and all comands have to be
> based on path thru server.

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