Re: lpr sends a file to my printer but it just sits there in the print queue
On 2020-01-07 13:10, Michael Coulter wrote:
> I'm running 64-bit Windows 10 with Cygwin (see attached cygcheck.out).
> The lpr command is sending my file to the printer, but it never prints. It
> just sits in the Windows print queue with status "Sent to printer".
> /usr/bin/lpr -d "ET-4500" xx.txt
> If I print something else with say, Word, that document gets printed while
> the lpr job still sits there.
> My printer is an Epson ET-4500.
> It seems that somehow Windows or the printer needs to be told that the job
> is complete and can be printed.
> Any suggestions?
Are the Windows printer components to support LPR and LPD installed from Windows
setup and configured for that printer?
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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