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Is it possible to print a file from my schools server terminal to my printer. How would i do that? Im not sure if this is possible if not how would i view the printers that are set up to print files.

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It's actually quite easy to print from a terminal, if you have a printer configured as a /dev/lp device.

You can quite simply:

cat somefile.ps > /dev/lp

or

cat morestuff.txt | lpr

You can read all about printing from the command line here.

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