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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 13:00:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <1146330001.11497.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 00:32 -0400, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> The default installation of SuSE printers uses A4 paper, which will cause your
> printer to hang up. It happened to me and it took a while to figure out what
> was going on. CUPS also has to be told (separately, I think) what the paper
> size is. For Americans, it should be letter size. The setting is in the
> filter parameters of the printer.
> Since I ask lots of questions, perhaps I can do a good turn for others here.
> Paul

If you properly setup your locale in KDE the paper size will be properly
set as well to letter.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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