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       ijsgutenprint - Ghostscript driver for Gutenprint


       gs            -sDEVICE=ijs           -sIjsServer=/usr/bin/ijsgutenprint
       -sDeviceManufacturer=vendor  -sDeviceModel=name  [  -dIjsUseOutputFD  ]
       -sIjsParams=[ key1=value1,keyn=valuen... ] [ options ] [ files ]


       ijsgutenprint provides Ghostscript with a Gutenprint driver, supporting
       all printers supported by libgutenprint.

       NOTE: ijsgutenprint should never be called directly.  Ghostscript  will
       run  it  if  the  IjsServer parameter is set to IjsServer=ijsgutenprint
       when invoking the IJS driver.

       NOTE: The  only  supported  method  of  running  ijsgutenprint  is  via
       Foomatic.   Users  running  ghostscript directly will not be supported.
       The driver name used by Foomatic is gutenprint-ijs.5.2.


       ijsgutenprint accepts  the  following  Ghostscript  IJS  options.   The
       Gutenprint-specific options are not documented here.

              This option should be specified whenever output from Ghostscript
              will go to stdout or into a pipe.  It may be  specified  in  all
              other cases, with only a slight performance degradation.

              This  parameter  contains  a  single  string containing a comma-
              separated list of sub-options.

       -sDeviceManufacturer=vendor -sDeviceModel=name
              This option must be supplied.  There is  no  default.   The  IJS
              driver  requires the vendor (it's part of the protocol), but the
              ijsgutenprint driver ignores it.


       The Ghostscript stp driver was originally  written  by  Henryk  Richter
       (,   and  was  integrated  into  Gutenprint
       during the 3.1 development series.  Gutenprint (which was  named  Gimp-
       Print  prior  to  release 5.0) itself was originally written by Michael
       Sweet <>, who released up to version 2.0; Robert Krawitz
       released    version    3.0.     The    Gutenprint    development   team
       ( now maintains the entire package.

       The IJS driver was originally written by Russell Lang, and incorporated
       into  Gutenprint (known then as Gimp-Print) in early 2002.  This driver
       corresponds with the IJS protocol 0.32.

       The stp driver is no longer supported as of Gutenprint 5.0.


       Copyright (C)  2001-2006 Robert Krawitz (

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
       Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that it will be useful, but
       WITHOUT  ANY  WARRANTY;  without   even   the   implied   warranty   of
       General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.


       Robert Krawitz.  Originally written by Russell Lang.

       This manual page was written by Robert Krawitz  (  and
       Roger Leigh (