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Old 10-30-2003, 01:40 AM   #1
DesertWolf0132
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Question S450 Printer on Mandrake 9.1


I set up my Canon S450 printer using the GIMP (CUPS + GIMP-Print v.4.2.5) driver included with the distro. Everything prints alright with two little exceptions. One, the driver is horrendously slow and two, it only prints the first page. I get a bit ahead of myself. The connection is via SAMBA to a local Win98 box my boss uses (he still has yet to see the light). Is this a driver issue, a SAMBA issue, or am I just a jackass who didn't config it right.
 
Old 10-30-2003, 03:53 AM   #2
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It is slow in my experience as well. With the pages issue I can't tell anything, since I don't use the GIMP-driver anymore (and forgot what I installed instead). Search http://www.linuxprinting.org/ for alternatives.
 
  


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