Re: lpr: unable to print file: client-error-document-format-not-supported
From: DM (dont_spam_me_at_reply_to_group.instead)
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 14:15:20 -0400
> On 2005-08-02, DM <dont_spam_me@reply_to_group.instead> wrote:
>>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:
> 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