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Re: Can I use an HP printer

Yes, that is how I do it also - with slightly different options of course.
With those
printers, gimp is your friend.  With the one that the OP has, there's a
driver for it.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yuri Grebenkin" <breath_(_at_)_unix_(_dot_)_net>
To: "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm_(_at_)_toybox_(_dot_)_placo_(_dot_)_com>; <chris_(_at_)_monochrome_(_dot_)_org>;
Cc: <freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org>
Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2007 5:32 AM
Subject: Re: Can I use an HP printer

> I have an Epson Stylus C43SX and have made it print PostScript
> through the following filter using GIMP Print and Ghostscript:
> # /usr/local/libexec/ps2eps.sh
> gs -DSAFER -sDEVICE=ijs -sIjsServer=ijsgimpprint \
>    -sDeviceManufacturer=EPSON -sDeviceModel=escp2-c42sx \
>    -DIjsUseOutputFD -q -sOutputFile=- -DNOPAUSE -DBATCH - \
>   && exit 0
> Also, to turn on extended mode for my local lpt0 I use this:
> lptcontrol -e /dev/lpt0
> Yuri
> On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 23:31:31 -0800
> "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm_(_at_)_toybox_(_dot_)_placo_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > I myself have an Epson C84 inkjet in my home that has the same issues.

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