[rescue] Non postscript printers

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Thu Jul 17 11:42:47 CDT 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 05:36:25PM +0100, Dan Williams wrote:
> I unfortunatly have a windows only usb printer. After a lot of grief I 
> have managed to get it running under cups with linux, I don't really 
> want to have go through it again for other machines. Does anyone know of 
> a cheap(ie. free) program for windows which can take a network 
> postscript print and convert to a windows printer driver, I have found a 
> few commercial programs which are way out of my price league. Apparantly 
> nt server can do this but it is very slow and unreliable, can anyone 
> comment on this ?

Yes, you can install Ghostscript for windows and then make it look
like a PS printer to any Unix machine.

See the info on Redmon:



"A PostScript Windows printer redirected to a RedMon port can shared
on a network. When this printer is configured to use Ghostscript and a
non-PostScript printer, it appears as a PostScript printer to other
network clients."

Also have a look here:

(But ignore the part about setting it up with Acrobat Distiller.)

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