[wellylug] Re: Fun with HPLjet4 printers

jumbophut jumbophut at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 23:58:28 NZDT 2005

On Fri, 7 Jan 2005 23:44:01 +1300, jumbophut wrote:
> So, I figured it should be easy to just 'cat' stuff to /dev/lp0 (with
> the parport_pc module loaded) and have the printer work

Replying to my own post because somebody else has (of course!) come up
with a vastly superior solution that makes use of the power of HPL and
only uses echo/shell:


Still haven't figured out how to do it easily for postscript though.

Tony (echo 'spend!,pocket awide' | sed 'y/acdeikospntw!, /l at omcgtjuba.phi/')

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