is cups not printing true raw to dot matrix printer?
Stuart D. Gathman
stuart at bmsi.com
Thu Jul 15 20:05:00 PDT 2004
On Sun, 01 Feb 2004 03:19:31 +0100, ekkard gerlach wrote:
> cups seem not to print true raw when trying to send
> raw data to a old matrix printer. What can I do
> to force raw data printing like with samba or
> with LPD?
o You have to specify -o raw
o -o raw doesn't work for remote queues
o You can make truly raw printing the default by modifying
/etc/cups/mime.types and /etc/cups/mime.convs
as the default type (no recognizers) to mime.types. Add:
application/octet-stream application/vnd.cups-raw 0 -
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