'lpr-bash is a replacement for the "lpr" command found in lpr(ng), CUPS, and other Unix printing systems implemented as a shell script. Originally designed for to run on a LinuxFromScratch, it should work with virtually any flavour of *nix. Its advantage over CUPS or lprNG is that when using Cups or lprNG, you have an open port; if security is a greater issue than network-transparency, 'lpr-bash' may be useful for you.
released on 7 November 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||18 October 2004|
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|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=119868&atid=685249|
|Weak prerequisite||smbspool (for printing to a Samba printer)|
|Required to use||ghostscript|
|Weak prerequisite||convert (ImageMagick-- for image to PostScript conversion)|
|Weak prerequisite||enscript (for ascii to PostScript conversion)|
|Weak prerequisite||a2ps (for everything to PostScript conversion)|
|Weak prerequisite||pdftops (xpdf- for PDF to PostScript conversion- can use pdf2ps too)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 July 2005.
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