[Mac OS X TeX] How to print postscript in MacOSX ?

Michael Murray mmurray at maths.adelaide.edu.au
Wed Jul 11 09:27:10 CEST 2001

<x-flowed>>On 11/07/2001 10:57 AM, Michael Murray (mmurray at maths.adelaide.edu.au)
>>>  On 11/07/2001 10:45 AM, Michael Murray (mmurray at maths.adelaide.edu.au)
>>>  emailed:
>>>>   If I end up with a postscript file on my mac under MacOS X how 
>>>>can I print
>>>>   it.  Last time I needed to do this I launched OzTeX under Classic and
>>>>   used that to send the ps file to the printer.
>>>>   I am happy to use the command line if need be. I tried drag and 
>>>>drop of the
>>>>   ps file onto the open printer window from Print Center - didn't work.
>>>>  Michael
>>>  lpr -Pprinter_name file.ps
>>  Thanks - that gives
>>  [localhost:~] mmurray% lpr -Ppsmmurray /Users/mmurray/Desktop/gomi_tera.ps
>>  jobs queued, but cannot start daemon.
>>  I assume I need to sent something up ?  The printer psmmurray is known
>>  to the Mac in the sense that its known to the PrintCenter and I can
>>  print from apps.
>Has it been set up as an lpr printer or as a USB/Appletalk printer?
>I had assumed it was an lpr printer.

No its appletalk.  Its an old 4/600 - great little machine for personal
use but no
TCP/IP - I have it on appletalk / ethernet with an appletalk/ethernet
box but it doesn't get an IP that way.

Thanks to all the replies - -I'll try atprint.

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