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       efax-gtk-socket-client - a client of efax-gtk to work with lpd/lprng


       efax-gtk-socket-client [hostname] [port]


       This  program  enables  lpd/lprng to access the efax-gtk socket server.
       Meaning the user can send faxes to a printer, which will ack as a  fax.

       It takes two arguments - first a hostname to connect to, and secondly a
       port number at that hostname to connect to.  All efax-gtk-socket-client
       does  is  to read from standard input (in this case from lpd/lprng) and
       passes it to a socket  at  the  hostname  and  port  number  passed  as
       arguments  to  it  (namely  the  hostname  of  the computer efax-gtk is
       running on - normally you would specify localhost - and the port number
       of the socket).


       This  will  cause a printer by the name of "fax" to be available, which
       (if printed to) will send the file to the efax-gtk socket  server.   If
       you  set  efax-gtk  to  listen on a port other than port 9900, you will
       need to amend the file  /var/spool/fax/efax-gtk-faxfilter  by  hand  to
       specify the correct port number on which efax-gtk is listening.

       Don't   forget  to  restart  the  lpd  printer  daemon  after  amending


       [ hostname ] - The name of the host to listen  to.  Usually  should  be
       [ port ] - the port number to listen to on the [ hostname ].


       efax(1), efax-gtk(1).


       efax-gtk-socket-client      was      written     by      Chris     Vine

       This manual page was written by Lior  Kaplan  <>,  for
       the Debian project (but may be used by others).

                                 July 18, 2006       efax-gtk-socket-client(1)