How does one print in XFce?
erikharrison at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 05:11:39 CET 2004
On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 17:29:29 -0800, Anthony Ewell <aewell at gbis.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am running xfce-22.214.171.124-rpm-rh9.tar.bz2 on White
> Box Linux 3.0 respin 1 (think of it as Red Hat 9-1/2).
> My printer is an Okidata 14e (PCL5e).
> I have configured my printer in CUPS (redhat-config-
> printer-0.6.47.3.19-1.i386.rpm). CUPS printed a really
> fancy graphics page to my printer without a hitch.
> Problem: when I go to print something from Firefox
> (firefox-1.0.installer.tar.gz), Firefox says my printer
> is "postscript/oki14ex". If I go ahead and print, my
> printer's light flash on and off for about 10 minutes
> and then the printer starts to print page after page of
> rubbish (random stuff, not postscript text).
> I look in my XFce printers tool button, and I find
> no printers listed.
> Printing can not be this difficult, no one would
> ever use Linux and/or XFce. Therefore, I must be doing
> something wrong. Any ideas?
The printer management tool (if I understand correctly) is not a
complete frontend to CUPS or lpr. Regardless, the FireFox printing
issue is probably a FireFox bug or config issue. Try the Mozillazine
forums, perhaps, for help
> Many thanks,
> I Fish. Therefore, I am.
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