print problems

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Aug 12 22:26:50 BST 2006

Francesco Pietra wrote:
> With debian i386 etch I can print with OpenOffice Acrobat and any application 
> within Wine. In contrast, I never succeded printing with KDE applications, 
> although I have several time unistalled and reinstalled everything about 
> printing (also on direction by kde-knowledgable persons what to install)
> I always get the 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 
> format?

The problem probably lies in the configuration of your print spooler.

Which one are you using:

	CUPS/FooMatic as a driver
	CUPS/CUPS commercial driver
	GNUlpr (obsolete but I use it)

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