Re: [Hampshire] 9-pin dot matrix printing - golden oldie

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Author: James Courtier-Dutton via Hampshire
To: Hampshire LUG Discussion List
CC: James Courtier-Dutton
Subject: Re: [Hampshire] 9-pin dot matrix printing - golden oldie
> What I want to do is get it to print native characters instead of treating
> everything as graphics. I have it printing “graphics” fine via CUPS but
> it’s printing everything (even lines of code) as graphics – so it’s very
> slow.
> And for the curious – no – I’m not having this replace my modern printer –
> but I hate to see working tech binned – and besides which I have a box of
> untouched fanfold paper in the loft.


You will probably need to find an option for text mode, or use a generic
character printer driver. I forget what the driver name is called.
You will probably need to power cycle the printer to get it out of graphics

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