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Re: [suse-kde] KMail won't print
  • From: Steve Edmonds <engineering@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 09:27:24 +1200
  • Message-id: <200308280927.24388.engineering@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi.
Further to this, the point of lock up is with a dialogue box

Printing document: file:/
generating print data: page 1
|X| Close


Could this be a permissions thing for a temp file in /

steve

On Thursday 28 August 2003 02:36, BandiPat wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 August 2003 01:05 am, Steve Edmonds wrote:
> > Hi.
> > I have SUSE 8.2 pro, kmail 1.5.1, KDE 3.1.1, cups, remote lpd
> > printer. and I cannot print from kmail. Kmail locks up with the
> > formatting page and print cancel button showing and cannot be killed
> > without exiting X. Other programs print ok.
> >
> > Any suggestions appreciated as I would like to print an email without
> > cut and pasting the contents to a text document.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > steve
>
> ===============
>
> When you say other programs, what do you mean? KMail uses kprinter
> mechanism as does all other kde programs, so if they work, kmail should
> also. But if you are using or testing with say OO or Moz or some other
> program not using the kprinter, then your comparison is not correct.
>
> You say CUPS is setup to print to a remote printer, so you know your
> connection to the printer is ok. I would first check the settings in
> the kprinter window to see if it is finding or going to that printer as
> well, don't just assume it does. Also, you might want to update your
> KDE files from SuSE to bring your kmail up to a new version.
>
> Pat
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