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Old 08-24-2001
Printing a Directory Listing in Unix

Does anyone know if there is a way to print the list of files contained in a directory (besides screen print)? Thanks!!!
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Old 08-24-2001
Directory List PRint

It's HP Unix by the way. THANKS!!!!
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Old 08-24-2001
ls | lpr -P&ltPRINTER&gt

that should work on most systems as long as you have your printer daemon setup and a printer configured.

*man some of these questions are hard to tell if it is a homework question or not.
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Old 08-24-2001
Print DIR

I do not mean printing the contents of the files. When you type ls and get the list of file names in the directory on the screen - that is what I want to print, exactly what is displayed on the screen at that moment. Is there a command for that? Thanks!

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Old 08-24-2001
Do ls -al > filename then just print the file
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Old 08-24-2001
Print DIR

THANKS jwbrown!!! It worked!!!!
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Old 08-24-2001
well if you had tried my command you would notice it also does the same thing with out the i/o writeing to disk then opening a file. you take the output directly from the file to the printer.
 

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