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I'd like to set up a 21 year-old 9-pin tractor-feed dot-matrix printer, Okidata Microline 82A for utility printing. For the console, I can direct a file to /dev/lp0 with no ...
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- 09-04-2004 #1
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- May 2004
Set-up for non-PostScript dot-matrix printer?
I've gotten into some of the documentation and I can see there is a lot of information available, but it's multi-layered and, well, I'd like not to spend a career getting it going.
It looks like by default, X wants to output in PostScript format while this printer can (apparently) only take ascii. I think maybe I just need to write a filter and a groff command line, but....
Any guidance is appreciated./IMHO
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