>> On my server is a printer and I want to use this for printing from my
>> laptop. So far, so easy. Now I want to be able to print even when I'm not
>> connected to this server and keep this prints in a local spool until my
>> server is reachable again.
>> When I just specify in printcap
>> the printjob is sent directly to the remote server without local spooling
>> and lpr does not terminate until the printjob was sucessfully delivered
>> any idea ?
> The lp= entry should be blank. And you need a \ at the end of each line
> except the last. This one works well, LPRng on both client and server:
> # /etc/printcap
> lp|HP-812C DeskJet on bar:\
> bar is the hostname of the print server and its print spool with apsfilter
> is lp.
Missed seeing that first time around. I suppose you are trying to print a
web page. In that case, just print to a file in your home directory, then
send it to the printer when your laptop is again connected to the network.