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017. I use the lp or lpr programs to print ASCII files and man pages. Is there any way that I can get more text on one page, hence less pages of output?




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This article is from the the Brief Linux FAQ (BLFAQ) Maintained by Neil Zanella nzanella@ganymede.cs.mun.ca

017. I use the lp or lpr programs to print ASCII files and man pages. Is there any way that I can get more text on one page, hence less pages of output?

Yes. If you have a printer which can print postscript files you could try the a2ps program. Make sure you specify the -M option for the paper's size and the -m option in case you're printing man pages.

 

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