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Re: Printing on F12



Sorry for top posting but one wonders what happens if you use lpr rather
than lp. Are we System V  or Berkley. I just wonder.

On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 18:31 -0700, Paolo Galtieri wrote:
> I setup a remote lpd network attached printer using
> system-config-printer.  And it works ... sort of :-)
> 
> I print a file, e.g.
> 
> lp /etc/hosts
> 
> and I get as a response
> 
> request id is HP-LaserJet-2100-29 (1 file(s))
> 
> which is the lp print id.  This file prints.  On the other hand:
> 
> cd /var/www/html/css
> lp php-test.css
> 
> returns
> 
> lp: successful-ok
> 
> This file does not print, nor does
> 
> lp /var/www/html/css/php-test.css
> 
> Other files in /var/www/html printed successfully.
> 
> I ran wireshark and in every case where I got "lp: successful-ok" I
> see no traffic.
> 
> if I 
> 
> cd ../js
> lp ajax.js
> 
> Then I get
> 
> request id is HP-LaserJet-2100-33 (1 file(s))
> 
> Here are the file sizes:
> 
> [pgaltieri peglaptop js]$ ls -l
> total 12
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri 1041 2009-12-05 17:37 ajax.js
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri 2158 2009-12-05 17:45 dept.js
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri  542 2009-12-04 15:00 site.js
> 
> [pgaltieri peglaptop js]$ ls -l
> total 12
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri 601 2009-12-04 21:23 about-me.css
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri 506 2009-12-04 21:23 main.css
> -rw-r--r--. 1 pgaltieri pgaltieri 835 2009-12-06 11:48 php-test.css
> 
> If I rename the file
> 
> cp about-me.css /tmp/XX
> lp /tmp/XX
> 
> I get
> 
> request id is HP-LaserJet-2100-34 (1 file(s))
> 
> But it will not print any file that ends in .css.  Is this expected
> behavior?  Why should lp care?
> 
> Any help is appreciated.
> 
> Paolo
> 
> 
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