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Nevis Printing

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  If you're using a system outside those networks, and you wish to print on a Nevis cluster printer, see the FAQ below.; a typical setup for your system might be (using bw-research as an example):

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Type of queue: lpr Remote server: print.nevis.columbia.edu Remote queue: bw-research
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Type of queue: lpr Remote server: print.nevis.columbia.edu Remote queue: bw-research
 

If you're looking for Postscript Printer Description files (PPD files), you can find many of them on the Nevis Linux cluster, in directory /usr/nevis/printing/ppds/.

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lpr filename
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will print the file "filename" on the default print queue; you can find out the default queue with the command
[[http://www.nevis.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/man.sh?man=lpstat][lpstat]] -d
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will print the file "filename" on the default print queue; you can find out the default queue with the command
lpstat -d
 If you want to print a file on a printer that's not your default (a color printer, perhaps), use the -P option to select the print queue:
lpr -Pqueue-name filename

 
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