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Re: [vox-tech] CUPS printing
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Re: [vox-tech] CUPS printing



CUPS has very good Epson support via the gimp-print drivers.
Probably what you you need to do is make sure the
gimp-print-cups package is installed, and then select the
appropriate driver when you configure the printer.

-- Rod

On Tuesday 11 March 2003 09:12 am, Mike Simons wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 09:03:52AM -0800, Ryan wrote:
> > I have a LAN where our Epson C82 is hooked up to a MOSX machine. I am
>
> [...]
>
> > Even when I print to a postscript format in open office and then print
> > using the command line, CUPS still gives me the same error.
>
>   I suspect that the printer does not accept postscript.  You will
> probably need a filter to convert postscript into whatever the printer
> itself likes... this can be added to your CUPS printing configuration so
> it is automatically done for all print jobs.
>   Try looking around for magicfilter, or ghostscript... those are likely
> to be part of the solution.
>
> > I have tried printing to this same printer from Windows and everything
> > works great. Every program I have ever tried printing from has worked
> > from Windows.
>
>   For windows someone installed a print filter (aka: print driver) to be
> able to use the printer in the first place.  That is why things work
> there.

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