[Samba] printing to a remote win98 printer

Andreas Berglund andreas.berglund at home.se
Sun Apr 28 07:17:38 GMT 2002

On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 02:07:46AM CEST or thereabouts, Joel Hammer wrote:
> Why are you trying any drivers at all? Linux apps send postscript files. Try
> a raw filter or a passthrough filter, if you have that choice.
> Joel

I tried the raw filter and it still produces the same gibberish.

> On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 02:26:51AM +0200, Andreas Berglund wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 02:46:27AM CEST or thereabouts, Joel Hammer wrote:
> > > This thing is a PostScript printer. What is your problem?
> > 
> > My problem is I can't get it to print anything else than pure ascii.
> > For example when setting up the printer in cups and then printing a
> > testpage I get page after page of postscript codes. I've tried the
> > different 4029 drivers that cups has to offer, maybe I should try the
> > generic postscript driver instead. I've also tried other printing
> > systems such as LPRng with no luck.
> > 
> > Andreas

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