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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4439- May 7, 2013 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4439- May 7, 2013

TRUE64 SENDING JOBS


I use this script in
tru64 unix -Alpha
servers to send jobs to
all printers.

#!/bin/ksh
# this script is sending
# the required printing
# job to all printers
# already configured in
# your system,

cat /etc/printcap|grep "|" |cut -f 1 -d "|" | while read line anything
do
echo " sending file $1 to printer $line "
echo " lpr -P$line " $1
sleep 1
echo " to stop printing, press ctrl+c"
clear
lpr -P$line $1
done


This tip generously supported by: shadia@dohms.gov.ae

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