>>>>> "nate" == nate <email@example.com> writes: [...] nate> at the moment i have worked around it by printing to a file and nate> using ps2pdf to convert to pdf and printing from adobe acrobat. I can't really help you with your printing problem, since I don't print From Star/Open Office, but you can save a step in your workaround. If you run spadmin, you can create a PDF writer which basically runs ps2pdf for you. You may also want to try converting the PDF file back to ps using pdftops or pdf2ps (I don't know what the difference is, but they're both installed on my system), and printing the resulting ps file. I've found that that sometimes helps with bad ps files. It looks like what is happening is that Star/Open Office is generating bad PostScript. CUPS passes it off the printer driver, so as far as CUPS is concerned, the file's printed. The driver barfs on the bad PostScript, so it doesn't actually send anything to the printer, but can't notify CUPS that something's wrong. PS. Doesn't the LaserJet 4000 speak PostScript natively? Or is it just certain models? If yours does, it may be worth using a normal PPD instead of the foomatic driver. A Google search on "HP LaserJet 4000 PPD" reveals http://hp.sourceforge.net/ where you can download such a file. -- Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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