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Printing problem

Postby bcipnl on Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:58 am

Hi,
whatever software i use (firefox/thunderbird, photoeditor, document viewer ...) the documents are printed in inintelligible caracters (ps directly?) in a lot of pages ...
I'm using network printers defined in /etc/cups/client.conf on a linux mint maya/mate

Any solution ?
Thanks,
Bruno.
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Re: Printing problem

Postby Fornhamfred on Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:38 pm

HI

This sounds like a printer driver problem. You have not stated what the printer is.
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Re: Printing problem

Postby bcipnl on Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:59 pm

It is a bunch of different printers i get the list from a print server stated in client. conf.
I tried to declare one of them direcly (added with cups) and disabling client. conf and it worked...
Is there a difference between addressing it direcly or via a server?
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Re: Printing problem

Postby gnuuser on Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:17 pm

cups directly spools to the printer you have selected
but if you are using a print server the server driver overrides the cups printing information and prints raw data using its own driver
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Re: Printing problem

Postby bcipnl on Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:04 am

It seems that i can print ps files throught the print server! Is it possible then to modify the data to-print i send to the server, converting them to ps ?
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