Re: Upgraded to woody and printing from KDE stopped
On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 22:30, Gruetzner wrote:
> I then manually editted /etc/printcap, changing the semi-colon ( ; )
> after hl1250 to a colon ( : ). That fixed one error message. The error
> message now reads:
No, this was not good.
I have this line in my printcap file:
Without knowing so much about the way apsfilter works, I guess
are parameters for apsfilter. So, you should not play around with these.
Try printing a testpage with your old printcap (; instead of :).
Yes, you were right. This problem is not fixed in the current KDE
packages and you should file a bug. The parsing of the printer name
from the printcap file does not work properly. It should stop at the
first pipe '|' as pipes separate alternative names for the same
printer. However, it does not.
A quick workaround is to login as root and to set in the KDE
Control Center under System/printer the correct printer name.
Then printing should work for you even with KDE. :-)
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