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Re: printcap file


I did that already. Installed magicfilter and configured it with --force
option since I already had an existing printcap file but it still only
prints out one line. but at least no garbage anymore.
----- Original Message -----
From: paul <paul@cvanet.com>
To: Joseph de los Santos <jhou@info.com.ph>
Cc: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>; <paul@j001.june.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 9:52 PM
Subject: Re: printcap file

> Joseph said,
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've just setup my printer (hp deskjet 855c) and when I test it via
> > /dev/lp0 it prints but only the first line then stops or goes to the
next page
> > then printsjust one line again (some letters and some garbage) and I
> > this has something to do with my /etc/printcap file because I am using
> > the default one (generic). Can somebody please send me their printcap
file (hp
> > deskjet 855c preferably) or any printcap file that can work with this
type of
> > printer.
> >
>  You should install the package "magicfilter" and choose the filter
> "deskjet" during the configuration.  If magicfilter is already installed,
> run "magicfilterconfig".  read: Printing-HOWTO, man magicfilter, man
> printcap, etc.
> --
> ptw
> miscelaneous endeavors
> (paul@cvanet.com)

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