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Re: [SLE] How do I edit printer drivers?
  • From: "Mark A. Taff" <marktaff@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 14:08:59 -0700
  • Message-id: <200405291408.59851.marktaff@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 29 May 2004 01:23 pm, Gnatilda wrote:
> I am trying this from a different tack. Is there someone who can tell me if
> there is a file I can edit to get my system to realize that my printer has
> a manual feed option?
>
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> From: Gnatilda <gnatilda@xxxxxx>
> To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: After 9.1 upgrade, can't change printer paper source settings
> Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 01:52:17
>
> > Now that I have upgraded from 8.2 to 9.1, I can no longer change the
> > settings on my Xerox N17 printer in order to use the manual feed. This
> > seems to be true for printing from all programs that have a printer
> > settings dialog. The driver for this printer is provided in this
> > distribution. There is nothing that deals with access to this setting in
> > YaST or the KDE Control Center. Does anyone know of a workaround for
> > this? Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
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the *.ppd file for your printer contains all the settings. Before you try
editing it, why not make sure you have the correct ppd file in Yast, or maybe
check the xerox site for an updated version? Also, check the driver disk
that came with the printer. ppd files are cross-platform.

Regards,

Mark

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