psnup in /etc/printcap

psnup in /etc/printcap

Post by Laurent-ja » Wed, 09 Jul 2003 00:29:13


I am trying to get a postscript printer to print 2 or 4 pages/page. I
have found a utility "psnup" that does exactly that. However, when I put
this utlitity as a filter in /etc/printcap, I get no output anymore.

I've tried different ways, as of or if, with or without wrapperscript,
as a part of a magic filter etc, but no cigar.

Does anyone have something like this working?



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1. printcap & psnup

Hi all,

I want to configure a postscript printer to print two pages on one. The printer
is already running. The printcap entry is


What I thought is to use psnup as a filter but I did not find any information
how to do it.

Any help welcome

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