[kde-linux] Error printing (all kde text apps)
linxt at comcast.net
Sun Jul 17 06:48:35 UTC 2005
Since changing from FC3 to FC4 (KDE 3.4.1-0.fc4.1 Red Hat) I've had a problem
trying to print from KDE apps. The problem only applies to the KDE apps,
everything else (Firefox, Abiword, etc) prints correctly.
Something in the printer configuration is apparently not set correctly for
text mode printing. The error message I get indicates, to
me, that there is a problem converting text into printable (postscript) form.
Maybe I'm just misinterpreting the error message?
>>>>>>>>>>>> error message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
The MIME type application/postscript is not supported as input of the filter
chain (this may happen with non-CUPS spoolers when performing page selection
on a non-PostScript file). Do you want KDE to convert the file to a supported
>>>>>>>>>>>> error message ends <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
The queue type is "Networked-Unix (LPD)" which I have been using since FC2
without problems until the FC4 final.
The print server I'm using is a Netgear PS110 with two printers, an Epson
Stylus Photo 2200 inkjet and an Brother HL-1440 laser. Both work as
configured under "system-config-printer" for non-kde apps but not with kde
text apps (kmail, kate, etc.).
I've gone through the configuration files and didn't notice anything unusual.
I've also looked in the list archives which showed some people having similar
problems with the FC3 version but unfortunately, the archives don't show the
Can anyone tell me where to look or what to do with the filters to solve this
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