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Old 04-12-2005, 08:55 AM   #1
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All documents print as text using lpr

Everything prints fine from a program that has it opened - .doc from Textmaker, .html from Opera, .png from Inkscape and so on, with the printing set to use lpr (with only CUPS installed). If, however, I try to print the same file using lpr on the command line or its gtk frontend gtklp I always get reams of text. It seems as if the file is not being filtered and interpreted - I assume it is converted to postscript for printing. I cannot find out from man pages, localhost:631 help or these forums what the problem could be. Can anyone help?
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