[linux] printcap entry for a null printer default

Aaron Grewell agrewell at uwb.edu
Wed Mar 31 16:28:08 PST 2004


You may need a fake queue with a special print-filter script that sends
any data submitted to /dev/null.

On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 16:19, Cere M. Davis wrote:

> Hi.

>

> I'm running lprng and want to set my printcap file so that the default

> printer is null and directs jobs that are sent to no particular printer to

> /dev/null, basicaly forcing users to use an 'lpr -P <printer>' type

> command when they send print jobs. I can't figure out how to set this up

> in /etc/princap in such a way that lprng wont reject. Does anyone have

> experience with this?

>

> Thanks,

> -Cere

>

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