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Re: lprng as 'stantard' package (was: Re: Test packages for libc6 2.1.91+cvs)

I'll check that. And for the latest kernels, it was a false alarm.
It was a configuration problem. Dot matrix printers work fabulously,
don't pay attention to my last message. 

Thanks for the help.

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

> >>>>> "Pablo" == Pablo Baena <pbaena@fnmail.com> writes:
>     Pablo> It surprises me that somebody else is having the same
>     Pablo> problem, and it isn't fixed. I have a Citizen GSX-190
>     Pablo> dot-matrix printer emulating Epson, and I have the same
>     Pablo> problem, too much space at the top, little at the
> Have a look at align.ps, in /usr/lib/ghostscript/5.10/ on my
> system. Print this out and follow the instructions. On one printer
> this now results in one page printed per page input (although the
> margins are still hopelessly wrong, and the last line of text,
> (IIRC) is chopped off).
> On another printer it makes the situation worse. gs cannot print on
> the bottom inch of the paper - this is done on a Windows computer
> using the Windows print driver, as despite some people claiming that
> the BJC5000 is ghostscript compatible, it isn't.  Funnily enough
> though, ghostscript can automatically turn the printer on, but the
> Windows driver can't ;-).  Other Windows programs can print on the
> full page fine...
>     Pablo> bottom. And now, with the latest kernels, I cannot print
>     Pablo> more than 3 pages in manual-sheet mode because it reports
>     Pablo> `out of paper' and stop printing. I also think the only way
>     Pablo> to print something will be to buy another printer. I am
>     Pablo> reporting the problem to the kernel guys, but I don't think
>     Pablo> I have much future.
> Sounds like the problem I frequently have trying to print on my
> BJC5000 printer using the Windows driver (except it doesn't print
> anything) :-(. I think the error is "communications error". Resetting
> the power at the power point might help, but I haven't tried this yet.
> -- 
> Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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