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    Printing raw from a file

    Hello everybody I'm having some printerr difficulties and was wondering if anyone has any insight into the matter.
    I am in the process of writing a script to prints prerinting on different printers in a way that directly sends a raw file to the usb lp device file. Kind of like printing to a prn file in windows. Is there any way to accomplish this in linux (i.e. prepare the files before with a print driver and filter then to a raw send?

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    Apr 2009
    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    Mostly these days we use CUPS for printer control, which takes postscript level 3 output and converts it to the printer-specific codes required to format the output correctly.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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