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    Shell Script for splitting PDF pages vertically, removing blank pages and white borders

    So I'm trying to process PDF documents containing shipping labels the following way: Each A4 page in landscape orientation contains two A5 shipping labels side by side, so simply split each A4 page vertically into two A5 pages. Remove any blank pages. Remove white borders from each page. I...
  2. B

    Solved Creating a working PCL overlay from print to file

    I am working on converting some print forms to run through FreeBSD and ghostscript. I am trying to discover exactly what changes must be made to the form and data print files so that they will merge on a PCL5 printer. The form overlay is created from LibreOffice draw and is printed to a file...
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    Problem with gslp invocation of ghostscript?

    FreeBSD-12.2-RELEASE-p3 As part of the ghostscript-9 port when I run gslp -p out.test sshpipe3.txt I get this: gslp -p out.test sshpipe3.txt Error: /undefinedfilename in --file-- Operand stack: --nostringval-- (sshpipe3.txt) (out.test) () (w) Execution stack: %interp_exit...
  4. sidetone

    About Printing on FreeBSD

    Postscript (PS) and PCL (Printer Command Language) are printer languages known as Page Description Languages (PDLs) supported by the majority of printers for interpreting and printing jobs. These two PDLs are alternate models developed by Adobe and HP respectively. ASCII is a printer language...
  5. huckfinn

    Configure CUPS but ghostscript installation ghostscript-agpl-9.50-base broken and conflicting with ghostscript9-base

    Hi folks, I've a strange problem with ghostscript, which I need to install a cups printer under FreeBSD 12.1. uname -a FreeBSD damara.bigopensky.de 12.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE r354233 GENERIC amd64 To get a valid configuration and tools for the cups-printer-render-pipline, I need...
  6. rigoletto@

    print/ghostscript9-agpl-base: failed option check.

    Hi. I am trying to get rid print/cups but I am experiencing problems with print/ghostscript9-agpl-base while using ports-mgmt/synth, when OPTIONS_UNSET = CUPS. In any of those scenarios print/ghostscript9-agpl-base build without problems but: DEFAULT options and no CUPS in OPTIONS_UNSET =...
  7. T

    Easy way to use a PCL printer with lpd

    This is a easy alternative to using a PCL printer without CUPS if you don't care for it. If you are going to use lpd printing on a PCL printer you need the right filter. If you can find out what driver works with your printer for Linux then you can use ghostscript to print the .ps file through a...
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