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Stripe

Joined: 23 Jun 2010
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Location: In a field. England

PostPosted: Wed 08 Sep 2010, 16:43    Post_subject:  Installing printer
Sub_title: Cups 1.3.11 (solved)
 

Hi all

Trying to install a printer in fluppy005 using the cups 1.3.11 interface, printer seems to be installed but when I try to print a test page4 get the error message:
"Unsupported format 'application/postscript'!"

gutenprint is 5.2.3 which I know work's with my printer can anybody please help?

Cheers
Stripe

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rcrsn51


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PostPosted: Wed 08 Sep 2010, 17:32    Post_subject:  

What printer model?
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rcrsn51


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PostPosted: Wed 08 Sep 2010, 19:10    Post_subject:  

Fluppy's CUPS install is missing a couple of filters provided by Ghostscript. I have packaged them in a PET below.

After installing, run these commands:
Code:
rm -rf /var/spool/cups
/etc/init.d/cups restart
fluppy-cups-patch-1.0.pet
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pet

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Stripe

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PostPosted: Wed 08 Sep 2010, 19:30    Post_subject:  

thanks rcrsn51

Its still the epson stylus s21 that we had to install as a s20 in gutenprint 5.2.3 to work with Lucid

Thanks again you are a legend
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Stripe

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PostPosted: Wed 08 Sep 2010, 19:46    Post_subject:  

Thanks rcrsn51

Installed and worked like a dream, If you don't mind I will pass the patch and code onto jemimah

Thanks again
Stripe
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