[PlanetCCRMA] Ghostcript not working? Messes up lilypond and printing...

Andres Cabrera andres@geminiflux.com
Mon Feb 20 05:55:02 2006

Thanks Kelly,
gs -h produces:
GNU Ghostscript 7.07 (2003-05-17)
Copyright (C) 2003 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA.  All rights reserved.
Usage: gs [switches] [file1.ps file2.ps ...]
Most frequently used switches: (you can use # in place of =)
-dNOPAUSE           no pause after page   | -q       `quiet', fewer
-g<width>x<height>  page size in pixels   | -r<res>  pixels/inch
-sDEVICE=<devname>  select device         | -dBATCH  exit after last
-sOutputFile=<file> select output file: - for stdout, |command for pipe,
                                         embed %d or %ld for page #
Input formats: PostScript PostScriptLevel1 PostScriptLevel2 PDF
Default output device: display
Available devices:
   AP21xx DJ630 DJ6xx DJ6xxP DJ8xx DJ9xx DJ9xxVIP alc1900 alc2000
   alc4100 alc8500 alc8600 ap3250 appledmp atx23 atx24 atx38 bbox bit
   bitcmyk bitrgb bj10e bj10v bj10vh bj200 bjc600 bjc800 bjc880j bjccmyk
   bjccolor bjcgray bjcmono bmp16 bmp16m bmp256 bmp32b bmpa16 bmpa16m
   bmpa256 bmpa32b bmpamono bmpasep1 bmpasep8 bmpgray bmpmono bmpsep1
   bmpsep8 ccr cdeskjet cdj1600 cdj500 cdj550 cdj670 cdj850 cdj880
   cdjcolor cdjmono cfax cgm24 cgm8 cgmmono cljet5 cljet5c cljet5pr
   coslwxl cp50 cups declj250 deskjet dfaxhigh dfaxlow display dj505j
   djet500 djet500c dl2100 dmprt dnj650c epl2050 epl2050p epl5800
   eps9mid epson epsonc epswrite escp escpage faxg3 faxg32d faxg4 fmlbp
   fs600 gdi hl1250 hl7x0 ibmpro ijs imagen inferno iwhi iwlo iwlq
   jj100 jpeg jpeggray la50 la70 la75 la75plus laserjet lbp310 lbp320
   lex2050 lex3200 lex5700 lex7000 lips2p lips4 lips4v lj250 lj3100sw
   lj4dith lj4dithp lj5gray lj5mono ljet2p ljet3 ljet3d ljet4 ljet4d
   ljet4pjl ljetplus ln03 lp2000 lp2563 lp8000 lq850 lx5000 lxm3200
   m8510 mag16 mag256 md1xMono md2k md50Eco md50Mono md5k mgr4 mgr8
   mgrgray4 mgrgray8 mgrmono miff24 mj500c mj6000c mj700v2c mj8000c
   necp6 npdl nullpage oce9050 oki182 okiibm omni paintjet pbm pbmraw
   pcx16 pcx24b pcx256 pcxcmyk pcxgray pcxmono pdfwrite pgm pgmraw pgnm
   pgnmraw photoex picty180 pj pjetxl pjxl pjxl300 pkm pkmraw pksm
   plan9bm png16 png16m png256 pngalpha pnggray pngmono pnm pnmraw ppm
   ppmraw pr1000 pr1000_4 pr150 pr201 psgray psmono psrgb pswrite
   pxlmono r4081 sgirgb sj48 st800 stcolor sunhmono t4693d2 t4693d4
   tek4696 tiff12nc tiff24nc tiffcrle tiffg3 tiffg32d tiffg4 tifflzw
   tiffpack uniprint x11 x11alpha x11cmyk x11cmyk2 x11cmyk4 x11cmyk8
   x11gray2 x11gray4 x11mono x11rg16x x11rg32x xes
Search path:
   . : /home/andres/.fonts : /usr/share/ghostscript/7.07/lib :
   /usr/share/ghostscript/fonts : /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript :
   /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1 : /usr/share/fonts/default/amspsfnt/pfb :
   /usr/share/fonts/default/cmpsfont/pfb : /etc/ghostscript
For more information, see /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-7.07/Use.htm.
Report bugs to bug-gs@ghostscript.com, using the form in Bug-form.htm.

So I guess it's a problem with a missing or corrupted config file...

Anyway, I think I'll just reinstall everything from scratch since it
used to work...


> --__--__--
> Message: 8
> Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 20:49:04 -0500
> From: kelly <khirai@ongaku.isa-geek.net>
> Reply-To: khirai@ongaku.isa-geek.net
> To: planetccrma@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
> Subject: Re: [PlanetCCRMA] Ghostcript not working? Messes up lilypond and
>  printing...
> here is a healthy gs prompt:
> GNU Ghostscript 7.07 (2003-05-17)
> Copyright (C) 2003 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA.  All rights reserved.
> This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
> Loading NimbusRomNo9L-Regu font from 
> /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1/n021003l.pfb... 2796884 1415530 1642520 
> 351150 0 done.
> Loading NimbusSanL-Regu font from 
> /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1/n019003l.pfb... 3151748 1728722 1682712 
> 365686 0 done.
> are your fonts in the right path? i don't have any of the environmental 
> vars mentioned in the man set but its working fine anyway.
> good luck.
> k.