printing outside browser cuts off top and bottom of page

Chad Perrin perrin at
Wed Aug 25 06:41:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 06:12:40PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2010, Chad Perrin wrote:
> >
> >CUPS is a black box to me, filled with black magic.
> Me too.  That's why I use lpd.

I'm considering it, at least for this laptop.  Still, it would be nice to
know how to fix this problem for cases where CUPS is a better fit.

> Could you send me the PDF?

sent off-list

> As Chip Camden noted, it could be a problem with the printable area not 
> being correct.  CUPS should get that information from a PPD file--I 
> think.  Do you have the correct PPD it should 
> be installed?  Or maybe that's automatic, and you just need to set CUPS 
> to the right printer.

Support for the 4050 series was available with the default install.  I
just picked it from a list when setting up CUPS.  That's one of the
things I like about these well-known network attached HP PostScript laser

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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