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Old 07-25-2003, 06:20 AM   #1
petru_b16
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I have a Canon BJC 2100 printer and it prints slowlyyyyy. Please help


I have installed on my PC Redhat version 9.0 and conected to my PC this printer- Canon BJC 2100. Now it is installed with CUPS drivers and it prints slow. I observed that at printer driver options at printer model is detected and set as BJC 4300.
Please help me how can I find and install the properly driver for Canon BJC 2100.
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Old 09-01-2003, 10:56 PM   #2
Sumedh Wale
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Hello,
just joined here; so reply is pretty late. If you are still reading,
there are a couple of solutions. For color printing without images,
bjc610a1.upp gives fine output and is reasonably quick.
I use the following simple shell script, say lprtxt, for printing:
---- cut here ----
#!/bin/sh

[ "$#" = "0" ] && echo "Usage: `basename $0` file" && exit 1

gs -q -dBATCH -sOutputFile=- @bjc610a1.upp $@ | lpr -oraw
----- cut here -----

After placing it in PATH and making it executable, postscript
documents can be printed by lprtxt <file>.
Try bjc610a0.upp for faster printing, though i dont find much
difference. bjc610a8.upp can also be tried for slightly better
output, though i suspect it consumes more ink.

For making it faster, you can try turboprint drivers from
http://www.turboprint.de/english.html. After installation, printers
can be added by xtpsetup. Configuration is using xtpconfig, which
has a Low mode which prints really fast but consumes more ink.
Never tried Draft mode which should be faster still. In the
trial version, resolutions greater than Medium result in a turboprint
logo being printed.

sumedh.
 
  


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