[tex-k] Question on dvips

Andrew Komornicki komornic at sbcglobal.net
Fri Mar 30 22:20:54 CEST 2018


this is not a question of Linux or Solaris.
dvips uses a configuration file, config.ps.  Please look at yours and
there is an option for output file, or to pipe the output to the printer
Your two environments (Linux and Solaris) have apparently used different


On 3/30/2018 10:21 AM, Tom Klingenberger wrote:
> Greetings:
> I am using TeX to generate a report and 'dvips' to automatically print
> that report.
> Although this works on Solaris, 'dvips' does not print on Linux. Details:
> Linux: 4.9.7-201.fc25.x86_64
> dvips(k) 5.996  Command: dvips -t letter <dvi_file>
> The PRINTER environment variable is set properly.
> Note that when I follow 'dvips' with a "LP <postscript_file>", the
> report is then printed.
> Can you give me some advice?
> Thank you.

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