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Re: [SLE] cups printer prints only one page
  • From: Wybo Dekker <wybo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 11:46:18 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0502191135390.8807@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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 I would advise either Laserjet_5MP-gimp-print or Laserjet_5MP-hpijs


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