Dummy Printing Round 2!

Mathias L Bjorkman tech at mathco.com
Tue Feb 26 14:16:23 CST 2002

Duane Clark wrote:

> Dtr wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have posted this before, and was told to read the documentation (which
>> I already had in detail) since I have been looking everywhere (mainly
>> google) with no joy.
>> If possible I want to tell wine I have a printer installed (write to file
>> printer if possible) as I do not have a printer but have a windows
>> application that requires a printer to be installed to run, could anyone
>> advise me on any pointers of doing this,
>> I have spent alot of time trying my best to research this but I either
>> find nothing or it is completely baffling,
> I am not sure that it will actually fix your installation, but it should
> not be that difficult to install a printer. So you don't have a printer?
> you don't have cups, I assume. So you want to go through the steps for
> installing the "psdrv" stuff at:
> http://www.winehq.com/Docs/wine-user/printing.shtml
> If there is a part of this you don't understand, you will need to give
> more information than "it is completely baffling".
> Once installed, in your ~/.wine/config file, make the LPT1: device point
> to a file, and wine should print to a file just fine:
> [spooler]
> "FILE:" = "tmp.ps"
> "LPT1:" = "tmp.ps"

I have the unstripped today's precompiled RPM installed and
it doesn't seem like psdrv is precompiled since my Windows
program doesn't pick up my CUPS configured printers.


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