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Re: [SLE] cups printer prints only one page
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 08:07:28 -0500
  • Message-id: <1108818448.10678.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2005-02-19 at 05:46, Wybo Dekker wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Feb 2005, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
>
> > * Wybo Dekker <wybo@xxxxxxxxxxx> [02-18-05 18:14]:
> > > no: when I send a multipage ps-file to /dev/lp0 with cat, it prints
> > > all pages without problems, (I did so only to verify that nothing is
> > > wrong with the PostScript file) but when I send it with lpr it prints only
> > > the first page.
> > > Normally one would like to be able to send files to the printer with lpr,
> > > especially if they are not PostScript...
> > >
> >
> > which ppd file have you used when configuring cups?
>
> Aha, that's it, thanks!
> I took the recommended one: Laserjet_5MP-PostScript.
>
> I now tried the other three and they printed all pages.
>
> The second one, Laserjet_5MP-gimp-print-ijs, printed about 3 mm too much
> to the right.

So then why not adjust the margin settings?
Start kprinter, select the printer, go to properties and make the
adjustment.

> So I would advise either Laserjet_5MP-gimp-print or Laserjet_5MP-hpijs
>
> --
> Wybo
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