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Re: Websites on a Matrix Printer

Hi Andy,
I dont even have such a printer yet. But on the auction sites they are
often for sale, used ones. Companies use them for stickers and carbon
copy formulars so the ribbon is easy to get and cheap. It seems that Oki
is the most active brand what is still in business with matrix printers. 

They all have some Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter and Oki microline
compatibility to choose.

I guess i will just get one and see how I plug this all together ...

herb langhans

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 06:03:18PM -0400, Andy Ball wrote:
> Hello Herb,
>     It has been many years since I used a (non-inkjet) dot matrix
> printer.  I have a vague idea that many (if not most) X applications
> assume the presence of a PostScript printer.  Depending on the
> languages supported by your Oki printer it may be possible to use
> ghostscript as a filter that translates postscript jobs to something
> your Oki can print.  I'll have a look at The NetBSD Guide's chapter
> on printing when I get home.  In the mean time, do you have a manual
> for the Oki printers you're using?
> Regards,
>   - Andy Ball

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