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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2007 11:21:40 -0300 (BRT)
From:      Marcelo Souza <mpsouza@centroin.com.br>
To:        Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Lexmark E120 (with CUPS or apsfilter)
Message-ID:  <20070517111334.R43714@trex.centroin.com.br>
In-Reply-To: <20070516203913.GC97410@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
References:  <20070516152813.L79771@trex.centroin.com.br> <20070516203913.GC97410@slackbox.xs4all.nl>

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Hi Roland,

	I'll take a look there.

Thank you.
On Wed, 16 May 2007, Roland Smith wrote:

|On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 03:40:04PM -0300, scuba@centroin.com.br wrote:
|>  Hi All,
|> 
|>  	Has Anyone successfully installed this printer on a FBSD machine?
|> 
|>  	I tried it using CUPS, it works but some times it sends some garbage to 
|>  printer (basically when printing from a Windows machine).
|>  	Using apsfilter, no driver seems to work. When printing, even from FBSD 
|>  host machine, the printer does not pull the paper.
|
|According to the openprinting database it should work perfectly;
|http://openprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=Lexmark-E120
|
|One of the things that CUPS can do is transform different kinds of of
|files to something that the printer can digest.
|
|What I think you should do is create a "raw" printer that doesn't use
|any of those filters. Print to that printer from your windows box.
|
|Or you could use a generic postscript printer driver on your windows
|box, and CUPS will convert it to the correct format.
|
|Roland
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|R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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- Marcelo




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