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Old 03-27-2009, 11:12 PM   #1
John Teisberg
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Printing garbage, not sure what to do

Fresh Linux user, Ubuntu install, my printer is an HP Laserjet 4050 on a parallel port. Everything works fine in XP, but in Linux I get the same four staggered lines across the top of every page (IPS-Adobe-3.0 LanguageLevel : 2 DocumentSuppliedResources: (atend) DocumentMe) and it keeps repeating. I have tried many different configurations, uninstalls, re-installs. Have read the 'Ubuntu Pocket Guide' and understand about 1/3 of it.
Old 03-29-2009, 08:11 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by John Teisberg View Post
IPS-Adobe-3.0 LanguageLevel : 2 ...
Looks like you're using Postscript level 2. Just an idea: what "personality" is shown in the printer's config pages? What installed personalities does it have? Could it be maybe stuck on PCL 5/6, or only have PS level 3 emulation?


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