HP Postscript printers

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Mon Nov 28 18:03:44 UTC 2005

On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Thomas W. Cranston wrote:

> Does anybody know if the following printers are Postscript printers?
> HP LazerJet 5L

pcl (basically a laserjet 4)

> HP LazerJet 6L


> HP LazerJet 1100


the 1200 supports postscript level2

> I already tried wading thru the HP site, and HP support wont tell me.
> Is there any way to determine whether a particular printer has PostScript?

print to it with the generic ps driver, if you get garbage it's not a 
postscript printer. Or if you look at the notes for each pritner in 
system-config-printer you'll find a description of each printer (that's 

> Tom

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