HP Deskjet Printer on FBSD5.1

Bruce M Simpson bms at spc.org
Fri Sep 26 00:14:04 BST 2003


On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 11:45:27PM +0100, Julian Rawcliffe wrote:
> The printer is connected and is recognised by the kernel, no
> problem, but any attempt to send to lpt0 results in one line of text across
> the page and the printer errors. OK, I need some sort of input filter or
> output filter, but where to find details of what is available.

Try installing Ghostscript and setting up a local filter to allow yourself
to print using the PCL5 driver.

BMS




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