Tadan wrote:The standard OpenServer print system supports remote networked printers.> hi all
> I have a printer that have the network card and I would like to print
> from some sco openserver using this printer.
> Is there the possibility to make a "fakeprint" system?
(there's nothing really "fake" about the way this is done).
You don't mention the make and model of printer & network card. Most of
them support the "LPD" print method. Use "scoadmin printer" and set up a
Many networked printers support direct printing through a TCP port. This
is the "netcat" method preferred by most OpenServer experts. See
Normally you would assign the printer a name rather than use its> 4 exaple, my users are usually to launch the command
> lp -o nobanner -dlp1 doent_to_print.ext
> Is there the possibility to make something like
> lp -o noabnner -dIP_OF_MY_PRINTER doento_to_print.ext ?
> Sorry 4 my english but I think U understand all the same.
IP-address as a destination. For example "SalesLaser". You have to first
configure the printing system to recognise whatever follows -d.
You can also make nobanner the default and provide a system default
printer to simplify the commands that people type ("lp filename").