Re: gimp and printing
2006. május 14. 14:57,
Paul Stolp <email@example.com>
> * LeVA <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-05-14 01:56]:
> > Paul Stolp <email@example.com>
> > > I think if you have it working under cups, you
> > > should already have a ppd under /etc/cups/ppd/ .
> > > You can
> > Yes I have. I've selected the 710c's ppd in Gimp.
> > > follow the instructions under "The Gimp" on
> > > http://www.linuxprinting.org/ppd-doc.html
> > Selected the "PostScript Level 2" and the right PPD
> > file.
> > Quote from http://www.linuxprinting.org/ppd-doc.html
> > : "After closing the dialog with "OK" the fields for
> > the options ("Media Size", "Media Source", ...) will
> > contain the choices according to your printer."
> > But unfortunately there is an empty space and no
> > "Media Source" or any fields. If I select any
> > printer model/vendor from the list offered by gimp,
> > those fields are present, but not with a user-defined
> > PPD file.
> Sounds like you're at the limit of the printer under
> Linux. I have a 712c, and have the same empty space.
> You could set up separate print queues at different
> media sizes / print quality under cups, but I don't
> think this printer line (710, 712, & 720) will ever be
> fully supported under Linux. I later purchased an
> Epson 785 EPX that prints beautifully under Linux.
> Unfortunately, I seldom print, and the print heads
> constantly clogged on me, so I gave the Epson away. The
> 712 always works, though for photos and artwork it
> leaves something to be desired.
> If you ever do find a better PPD or method of printing
> from gimp-print, I would be interested in hearing about
Thanks Paul for your efforts and help. I think I'm gonna look for another
printer from a more supported series/vendor.