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How to print out all non-hidden files recursively in a dir using lpr

find . -type f | grep -v '/\.' lists out all non-hidden files in the current dir recursively. Example of this command given the following file tree . ├── css │   ├── base.css │   └── main.css ├── ...
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Printing slides via lpr: How to get 4-up in landscape correctly?

If I have some pages of text, I can use lpr -o sides=one-sided -o landscape -o number-up=4 -o number-up-layout=btlr -o fitplot -P myprinter to print the text 4-up landscape. The layout is ---------- ...
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Brother MFC-7360N has misaligned prints

I need to print from a Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) box to a Brother MFC-7360N. The resulting printouts are all shifted 1cm to the right and 1cm up. This is particularly annoying if I want to print labels. ...
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lp vs lpr. What to use in case of CUPS and what historical difference?

My Debian distro provide lp and lpr commands for printing from CUPS packages. I am noob to printing in UNIX but (have other tech skills). I try find difference in man lp and man lpr. Only case that ...
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How to setup LPR on Windows 8

I have a Netgear WGPS606 print server. How can I install that printer on my Windows 8 system? I have enabled the Windows LRP feature. However; when I try to add a printer it only searches locally. ...
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Printing from the command line with LibreOffice, lpr commands?

I'm trying to print a word document from the command line, but I need to specify printing options that I would normally use lpr for. This is the command I'm using libreoffice -p "filename.doc" I ...
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printing multiple files with lpr

When printing multiple files using lpr and the -p option, the name of the first file is printed in the header for all files. How can this behavior be modified such that the correct file name is ...
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LPR Utility for Windows 98

I'm trying to print to a network printer through TCP/IP in windows 98, however, windows 98 does not support printing to a TCP/IP port, so I read that I can do it through something called LPR. Where ...
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Specify different username when printing to a lpr printer

My school requires me to use a different username than my Windows username in order to print. With Linux lpr I could just specify -U username, but there is no such option for Windows lpr (and even if ...
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How Can I Print Under A Username Different Than The One I'm Logged In As?

I bring my own personal laptop to school where my login is nickname. However, in order to print to the school's printers the username that sends the print job must match my school's AD login, ...
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LPR Printing: Tumble mode

Apparently this is an option to do with duplex/simplex in lpr, but I haven't been able to find what it means.
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lpr: cannot open printer description file

On a debian with cups, I get the following error with an alias of mine cc2ps cms2CompsGlobEnrich.m [cms2CompsGlobEnrich.m (C++): 4 pages on 4 sheets] lpr: cannot open printer description file [Total: ...
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Linux: how to list printer names acceptable for use with lpr?

The lpr man page says a destination printer can be specified with the -P flag. -P destination[/instance] Prints files to the named printer. I have 'added' various printers on local Samba shares ...
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How to print in Windows (Vista) using a different user?

Is it possible to print as different user in Windows (Vista) without switching user? I don't want to create profile for another user. (I need this because of some printers that are accessible only ...