O’Reilly Network: Living Linux: Printing Banners and Signs

“This week, we’ll take a look at how to make banners and signs
with Linux.”

To make a fancy poster or sign containing graphics,
multiple typefaces and a specific, detailed design, your best bet
is to use a tool like the GIMP to make an image file, save it as
Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), and print that.

“This article will focus on making and printing simple text
banners and signs quickly, from the command line — how to print
signs with text in a large font and how to print vertical


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