[ale] printing fun

Stephen R. Blevins stephen.r.blevins at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 19:28:48 EST 2017

I can't help you.  I always connect via USB and "install."

Stephen R. Blevins
stephen.r.blevins at gmail.com

On 12/14/2017 05:42 PM, Jim Kinney via Ale wrote:
> I rarely print any more but when I need to... lately I pull out my hair.
> cups can print perfect test pages all day long. HP printing widget stuff
> can print test pages all day long. Printer is a well supported HP
> laserjet pro M501dn.
> I can't print from any application correctly. When I print an email
> message all I get are the vertical stripes where the quoted section
> begins. Print to pdf, view pdf, looks fine, print pdf, get nothing but
> bars, no text of any kind.
> The applications I failed with so far are evolution email, LibreOffice
> docs - the only two environments I ever actually print from. No cups
> logs with anything.
> Firefox can print (ctl-P, select printer, print).
> Ideas, directions to look in , etc., would be appreciated.
> -- 
> James P. Kinney III
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> gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his
> own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
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