Help trying to configure a barcode printer
anonymous at easysw.com
Tue Apr 26 11:32:37 PDT 2005
I have the barcode printer setup as a raw model. However, my problem is passing the formatfile to the printer. I am able to print using the command "lp -dMonTest formatfile printjob", however, I want to pass the formatfile in with every job, do you know a way I can accomplish this? What I need is the command to look like "lp -dMonTest printjob". The formatfile is passing printer setup commands like -
Thanks in advance,
> Just use the raw model.
> lpadmin -p mydatamax -m raw -E
> Also make sure you uncomment application/octet-stream filter line in the
> mime.types and mime.convs of /etc/cups.
> On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 14:57, Mike Lacy wrote:
> > Ok, I'm using a linux distro (Mandrake 9.2) that uses CUPS for printing. My problem is that I'm trying to configure our barcode printers. Additionally, there doesn't seem to be an entry for serial port printers. The panasonic line printer which are our main printers configure to the parallel port without a problem. However I'm having an issue getting this blank-blank-blank Datamax barcode printer working. Is there a way to do this and is there a clear and concise guide to making your own print driver given that CUPS doesn't seem to have barcode printers on their list of printers.
> > Thanks for any help in advance.
> > Mike Lacy
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