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Re: a problem with CUPS

On 23 Apr 2013, Paul Condon wrote:
> I have a rather complicated CUPS printing setup, which works,
> mostly, but not entirely:
> My printer is an old HP 5MP, laser printer, which I purchased before
> HP invented the word "laserjet" because I was committed to Macintosh
> back then and the HP 5MP offered both parallel port and Apple Talk
> interfaces.

I'd suggest ditching CUPS and using lprng with magicfilter, especially
as this is an old printer. Personally, I dislike CUPS and always use
lprng plus magicfilter on all the (new) printers I've had (several
different lasers). It's easy to configure and always works.


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Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 

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