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Printer problem LF->CRLF

Posted on 1997-12-09
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I can add the printer in my setup sucessfully.  However, when I print a text file, I prints a paragraph like "stairs" without the line caraige return.  In Linux, it claims there is an option for LF->CRLF; however, I cannot find it.  How can I fix this problem manually ?  Without using unix2dos everytime before send the file to the printer.
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Add a filter to your printer spooler.

A perl filter looks like:

#! /bin/perl -n
chop;
print "$_\r\n";

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