K.I.S.S.

It always annoys me why printing on Linux is so goddamn hard all the time. Strange errors, broken filters... etc. Instead of using fancy stuff, it seems that the following little script prints any kind of format just fine to our office printer:

#!/bin/sh
gs '-dBATCH' '-dPARANOIDSAFER' '-dNOPAUSE' '-sDEVICE=pxlmono' '-r600x600' '-sOutputFile=/tmp/test' $1
cat /tmp/test | nc -q 1 10.0.2.163 9100

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