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'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.


Download version 0.6 (beta)
released on 7 November 2004


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GPLv2Janet Casey18 October 2004

Leaders and contributors

Alex Kloss Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite a2ps (for everything to PostScript conversion)
Weak prerequisite pdftops (xpdf- for PDF to PostScript conversion- can use pdf2ps too)
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)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 July 2005.


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