[Tfug] Printing problem
jim at nwra.com
Wed Jan 21 16:19:24 MST 2009
Are you using CUPS? If so, you might check the printer default
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On Jan 21, 2009, at 4:15 PM, Daniel Duerr wrote:
> Hi all,
> Am having some problems with my system defaulting to A4 paper even
> when explicitly told not to. Some quick googling turned up a couple
> suggestions for fixing this: system settings, program settings, and
> using lp or lpr specifying the media size. I've tried all of these
> and that hasn't fixed the problem. The settings have changed--and
> remain changed, but when a job gets sent to the printer things
> revert to A4.
> More googling turned up a bug with Okular (KDE's PDF reader--and one
> that I use from time to time), that acknowledged that this was a
> problem. My problem, though, is that it's not just happening with
> PDFs; it's also happening with plain text files and when using lp/r
> and specifying a media size (letter in this case).
> I'm sure there are fixes for this that I'm just not seeing or that I
> don't know to look for, and am hoping someone on list can help me
> out. So, any suggestions are very much appreciated.
> And, just in case it's relevant, I'm running the most recent version
> of ubuntu with Xfce as the desktop manager.
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