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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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