Sorry for delayed SUMMARY. I have waited for some more responses.
Subject: Solaris 2.6, HP LaserJet 5 Si, JetAdmin, default font
Subject says the config I have. The printer with JetDirect and own IP
address is configured from JetAdmin utility. When executing:
it prints with default font type and size and does truncate long lines
(instead wrapping them around).
1. Where and how can I configure it to print using different font
2. Can I make lp to process the request so it would wrap long lines
1. From Chris Marble:
Our solution was to install enscript/nenscript. That program converts
everything to PostScript and can use any font, wrap lines, add headers
or anything you want. It's available from the usual gnu sites
My comment: I ran Y2K cert lab. I can't use any non commercial, non
certified (y2k) component. Under other circumstance I would definitely give
it a try.
2. From Brion Leary:
I assume you have JetAdmin for Solaris load'd on your server.
What follows is from Solaris 2.5.1 and JetAdmin d.03.15.
See the man page for net_lj5x, it explains the options supprted
by HP's driver - paper source, orientation, font, etc, are
If the HP man pages aren't in your MANPATH, the following will work
man -M /opt/hpnp/man net_lj5x
The man page is not real clear but if you work at it you'll
figure it out. Use the PCL apendixes of your LaserJet manuals
An example: to print 132 columns, 66 lines, landscape, the
command is -
lp -dPrinter -olandscape -ofs -ofp12.6 -ovsi5.7 -otl66 FileToPrint
My comment: Nothing more, nothing else. It is a shame. I did my RTFM and
all and I got discouraged after some options failed on me.
Thanks Chris and Brion.
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