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Old 04-29-2004, 12:00 PM   #1
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The Gimp printing problems

I was trying to print a photo using gimp. As far as I know I did everything right. However, the printer started printing programing text or jiberish. So as not to waste ink and photo quality paper, I switched it off. Now every time I switch it on it starts printing more jiberish.
Plus the print job does not appear in the menus, so I can't purge it. What is going on?
Old 04-29-2004, 01:54 PM   #2
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i have an hp5550. removing the -oraw option fixed that.
Old 04-29-2004, 04:59 PM   #3
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That's the printing command for the gimp-print. Click Setup printer then delete the -oraw from the end and then click on "print and save settings", otherwise it'll be just the same the next time you print. Doh!


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