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Old 14th December 2018
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Quite understandable given how picky these conversion tools seem to be. I'm currently sidestepping the issue with aliased mini scripts like this for local printing:

pdftops $1 - | lpr -Pmyprintername
or like the following for secure network printing (works best with key-based authentication):
pdftops $1 - | ssh user@remotehost 'lpr'
I'm not willing to give up on the smart filter, though. It seems I'll have to keep calm and carry on digging.
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