directomatic - Print without spooler
directomatic -P <printdef> [-J jobtitle] [-o option=value [...]] [file]
Directomatic is a filter script to print with free software printer
drivers without the need of a print spooler. It is designed to be used
together with a Foomatic printer definition file.
where printdef is the printer definition file to use.
where job title will be printed in the head line of every
page of a plain text job.
Set an arbitrary option.
file The file to print.
Directomatic will print from standard input unless a file to print is
specified on the command line. If your printer definition file is in
/etc/foomatic/direct or ~/.foomatic/direct you do not need to specify
its path. Put a (instructions in the file) to redirect the output of
directomatic to your printer instead of standard output. To make normal
users able to print this way add them to group lp and make sure the
appropriate printer device file /dev/lpX is group-writable.
The foomatic printer definition file.
directomatic returns 0 unless something unexpected happens.
Manfred Wassmann <manolo@NCC-1701.B.Shuttle.de> for the foomatic
project using output from the associated binary.
None so far.
Foomatic Project 2001-05-07 DIRECTOMATIC(1)
Man(1) output converted with