Cups broken and my stomach is upset - Anger Management in Action Danger! Danger! Will Robinson!

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Jan 10 08:59:31 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 09:34 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 16:20 +1030, Tim wrote:
> > Tim:
> > >> ....... others are misleading.  I've got a couple of
> > >> laser printers (and old and dependable HP LaserJet 4L,
> > >> and an old and unreliable Kyocera FS-400), which I've
> > >> seen reports that at least one of can handle Postscript,
> > >> directly, and others that say they don't.
> > 
> > linuxmaillists at
> > > I have a HP LaserJet 5L that is about 15 years old and it 
> > > works very well with Linux.  It even does a good job with 
> > > print jobs sent to it through my Linux box from a winblows 
> > > box that my wife uses over a wireless connection.
> > 
> > Oh, my 4L works fine, too.  Just that it can't (or won't) do Postscript,
> > unlike what something that suggested it could.  I've even managed to
> > share it to Windows 2000 (using HTTP rather than Samba), but Windows was
> > painful about that at times.
> > 
> > 
> As was explained it is not necessary for the printer to have internal
> postscript printing capability as long aas the drivers exist. HPLIPS
> provides drivers for most HP printers which work well under Linux.
That's why I got so blooming hot, I have an HP PSC-1510 All-in-one that
worked right out of the box. It prints, it scans and it copies like a
charm until two nights ago, when I needed it to work the most. I'm
looking in the files and I'm seeing HAL, which I never noticed before
and my selections where gone, where I set the printer up for 3 different
print modes. I don't recall ever having a problem with gimp or anything
else. It was printing just fine in text mode, until I printed a
graphical page and then it started spewing paper, in front of a fervent
Windows user no less. Bad night. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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