Hello Sun Managers,
Thanks to the responders:
John Malick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
My orig question was:
> if I try to print a doc from Sun's doc server at http://docs.sun.com
> I always get the server error 500.
> Same thing if I try to start a search operation from the 'Install & Setup
> Collections' page.
> Has anybody detected same failures? Is there a workaround?
> (I used Netscape Navigator 3 on Solaris 2.4).
John suggested to upgrade to most recent version of Netscape Navigator.
Shams' answer I quote here:
> Files located @ sun are ps (postscript). Does your
> printer supports this type of printing or not?
> There is a help page on Sun page that how to configure
> your browser to print accordingly. Have you checked?
> You may need to some thing to convert ps->pdf conversion
> tool such as Adobe's PageMaker has utility that does this
> (ps to pdf) job. Once the conversion of each file is done
> you may be able to print it. The procedure would be:
> -Download the file and save as filename.ps
> -Run the utility mentioned above
> -print pdf file
I checked Sun's site again and found Printer configuration hints reading
the "Answerbook Manual". I selected Options->Applications and turned the
application/postscript entry to "cat %s | lpr"
Thanks again, Guenter
-- Dipl.-Ing. Guenter Millahn Brandenburg University of Technology Systems and Network Administrator CS Dept / DB & IS Research Group Voice: +49 (355) 69-2711 P.O. Box: 10 13 44 Fax: +49 (355) 69-2766 D-03013 Cottbus GERMANY
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