Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 148019
Kyocera FS1010 ppd file in cups buggy
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
The default ppd file for kyocera FS1010 printer included in cups
doesn't work properly. Some programs won't print at all, some print
garbled postscipt some work unreliably.
A MIT licensed file that does work is here:
This file worked with openoffice and several gnome apps.
The information i found to make the printer work is here:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Configure default printer driver
3. try printing from various CUPS compliant apps.
Actual Results: Various:
Somtimes simple files print.
Sometimes you just get a flashing data light on printer.
or garbled output in postscript.
Expected Results: I would like things to print correctly.
Seems like other people have had similar problems hence the
Is the problem reproducible? For instance, if a file fails to print and you try
to print it again, will it fail the second time as well?
Yes, although it's possible the printer gets into a weird state after the first
attempted print so i normally switched it off and tried again from scratch, this
is particularly true if it prints postscript which also results in it printing
many many pages - in this case I had to switch it off to retry.
Since changing the ppd i haven't had problem with any of the gnome apps or
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.
Foomatic now ships with the manufacturer's own PPDs.