[svlug] legal problems with cups

Karsten M. Self kmself at ix.netcom.com
Fri Jul 22 19:38:45 PDT 2005


on Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 09:35:32PM -0400, David Hummel (dhml at comcast.net) wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 05:34:29PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > 
> > Debian, testing/unstable.  Printing via CUPS to an HPLJ4.
> > 
> > A test page (from CUPS admin) prints fine.
> > 
> > Many pages printed from xpdf or Galeon result in the printer requesting
> > legal sized paper rather than than printing to letter.  The documents
> > themselves view as letter sized in xpdf / gv.
> 
> Hi Karsten,
> 
> Just a guess, but on my ubuntu hoary laptop:
> 
> $ cat /etc/papersize
> letter

Dittos here.
 
> I believe this file is used by the xpdf suite of programs.  
> 
> >From /etc/xpdf/xpdfrc:
> 
> ====
> # Set the default PostScript paper size -- this can be letter, legal,
> # A4, or A3.  You can also specify a paper size as width and height
> # (in points). Xpdf uses the paper size in /etc/papersize by default.
> 
> #psPaperSize            letter
> ====

I also set that, to no effect.
 
> /etc/cups/pdftops.conf is a symlink to that file.

Debian Bug #253071 smells similar, but no dice there either, and it's
apparently OOo specific.



Peace.

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