printing outside browser cuts off top and bottom of page

Chad Perrin perrin at
Thu Aug 26 14:10:34 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 02:42:18PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Aug 2010, Chad Perrin wrote:
> >I was not entirely sure before today whether the 4050N could handle
> >straight PostScript instead of PCL, but the test I performed using nc to
> >see if it would print properly involved using pdf2ps and no other file
> >format transformations, so it seems PS is fine in this case.
> The LJ4050 is a great printer.  The PS emulation works well and it's 
> very smart about paper trays and input.  Sort of the Douglas DC3 of 
> lasers; I know of a couple with page counts over a million.
> For further information on lpd and filters, let me repost the link to my 
> lpd article, which I really should have posted yesterday but forgot:

Thanks.  I'll be looking into lpd as a solution to my CUPS problem, since
there still doesn't appear to be an easy fix for CUPS.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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