Bug 138854 - prints postscript as text on dot matrix printer
prints postscript as text on dot matrix printer
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-11-11 12:01 EST by pj
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-11 12:08:41 EST
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Description pj 2004-11-11 12:01:17 EST
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Description of problem:
FC2 system-config-printer and/or system-config-printer-gui has a bug
when selecting "text only" printers. It will still put a postcript
.ppd file in /etc/cups/ppd/ and try to print P.S. to the text only
printer. "Raw Print" is not acceptable since I can NOT add form feed.
There is an open bug on the RHEL side noted as fixed...


Please port the correction over to FC2. 

PS problem exists as of:
fully updated otherwise as of 10 minutes ago.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup text only printer in gui to print to a text/line printer
2. try to print text test page
3. junk comes out
4. look at the .ppd file in /etc/cups/ppd/ It will be postscript.

Actual Results:  prints PostScript

Expected Results:  Prints text

Additional info:
Comment 1 pj 2004-11-11 12:05:33 EST
Correction: I was trying to upgrade to the noted system-config-printer
versions above. The updated FC2 version that is installed on my system is:

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-11-11 12:08:41 EST
This is fixed in FC3.
Comment 3 pj 2004-11-11 12:25:20 EST
I gues bugs aren't being fixed in FC2 now :(

the system-config-printer-0.6.116-1 and
system-config-printer-gui-0.6.116-1 packages build from FC3 source on
FC2 mostly work. The gui can not seem to edit any entries. It can
create however. The TUI version can edit, however.

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