Mandrake 9.x

  1. Run /usr/sbin/printerdrake as root user.
  2. Click Add a new printer. RESULT: A Select Printer Connection dialog box opens.
  3. Select Printer on remote lpd server, and click OK. RESULT: A Remote lpd Printer Options dialog box opens.

  4. Select the printer from the list in the Printer model selection dialog box. If you cannot find your printer, select Raw printer(No driver). In this case, the printer should support PostScript. Additional settings may be required depending on the printer. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  5. To print a file on Mandrake 9.x, the following command line is used.

    $ /usr/bin/lpr -PPrinter_name filename