Re: lpr: unable to print file: client-error-document-format-not-supported

From: DM (dont_spam_me_at_reply_to_group.instead)
Date: 08/03/05

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    Spamless wrote:
    > On 2005-08-02, DM <dont_spam_me@reply_to_group.instead> wrote:
    >
    >>Another one....
    >>
    >>Running RHEL 3.0 on an Intel server. I need to print a pcl file that was
    >>created with mkpcl. I get this error:
    >>
    >>lpr: unable to print file: client-error-document-format-not-supported
    >>
    >>when I run this command:
    >>
    >>lpr -p printername pclfile.pcl
    >>
    >>The printer was created with Webmin and uses the cups LaserJet driver.
    >
    >
    > What printer have you? What version of PCL is used in the file?
    >
    > PCL is HP's own printer command language. It is not PostScript.
    >
    > If your printer supports PCL (is an HP printer or clone) of the
    > right version you can print raw (do not try to interpret it
    >
    > (man lpr:
    > -l
    > Specifies that the print file is already formatted for
    > the destination and should be sent without filtering.
    > This option is equivalent to "-oraw".))
    >
    > or just dump to the printer (if the printer is local, say
    > on /dev/lp0, just cat the file thither).
    >
    > There may be some (commercial?) programmes which can convert PCL
    > files to, say, raster images.

    The -l option worked nicely - Thanks! So I did an "lpr -l -P
    printername" ...

    -D


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