Printing from Insight???

Ashmeet Sidana as at sgi.com
Fri Jun 18 12:25:50 EST 1993


In article <1993Jun17.224946.5217 at llyene.jpl.nasa.gov>
robert at triton.Jpl.Nasa.Gov writes:

 >We have BSD printing running on our indigo and want to print from within
 >Insight.  When I invoke the print option of Insight, no printers are
 >listed in the printers XmList which means I can't select a printer to
 >print to.  How do I print from within Insight???

Insight uses the SysV spooler so you have to
define a SysV printer to print from Insight.

There are several mechanisms to fake out the
sysV spooler to print to a BSD printer, the
simplest being a shell script called "lp"
that simply renames options and prints with
"lpr".

---Ashmeet Sidana
   as at sgi.com




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