Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (3784 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] Printer setup in Staroffice 5.2
On Tuesday 02 October 2001 09:38, you wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 October 2001 10:46 am, Glenn Williams, babbled about:


> >The only printer driver I can find is the one installed as default
> >(generic printer).  


> ------------------------------------------------
> Glenn,
> As a new user of SO5.2 and Linux, I too found it difficult to get
> around some of the settings of this massive program. What I did
> learn is that this program only supports Postscript printers as Unix
> has done for ages. Problem is, that most of us do not have a
> PostScript printer available. I use a HP Deskjet, which I like very
> much, so that has to work with SO for now. The driver used is indeed
> the generic driver as that interpets the data, uses Ghostscript to
> convert it from the Postscript and print to your selected system
> printer that is attached. Unless you get a Postscript printer, Star
> Office will not have any drivers for it. If your attached printer is
> setup correctly for your system, SO will have no problems printing
> to it using the standard Unix spooler or BSD spooler. Works great
> here!
> Regards,
> Tracer


I was able to find and install a driver that more closely matched my
printer. Please see the solution in a later posting.

Thanks for your comments.



Glenn Williams - n0hn@xxxxxxxxxx
Registered Linux User #135678
Powered by SuSE 7.2 Linux Professional

< Previous Next >