Cups / Mozilla printing issues.

Glenn Johnson glennpj at
Mon Aug 18 22:23:29 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 10:39:28PM +0100, Lewis Thompson wrote:

> Hi,
>   I'm not sure if this isn't a bit off-topic but I hope somebody
> might know the answer anyway.  I'm running 5.1-R and I've cups-lpr
> (and all the other necessary stuff installed).  When I print from
> mozilla-firebird (mozilla-gtk2 it uses, afaik) it does actually work
> but it's printing is in what appears to be Courier New or some other
> fixed-width font, instead of the font displayed on the page.  I know
> I can print TT-fonts because I've printed stuff from AbiWord2 without
> issues.  Furthermore the text is all ``squished''.  Any hints for
> sorting this behaviour would be greatly appreciated.

Upgrade your cups and ghostscript ports/packages to the latest and that
should fix it.

Glenn Johnson
glennpj at

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