Re: printing (final followup)
From: Tom Cox (tom.cox_at_ua.ac.be)
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 16:45:07 +0200
Thanx for your help. Until now didn't have the time to check everything,
but I changed to LPR and it seems to work fine...
later I will check the CUPS
David Haggett wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Sep 2003 06:41:35 +0100, David Haggett wrote:
>>>>I've deselected the option 'convert text to postscript' in my printer
>>>>driver options. But in the help it say that when using CUPS (which is
>>>>the case) this is of no use. Shoul I change spooler?
>>Try the options on the CUPS configuration page (http://localhost:631). I
>>only have a local inkjet so I probably don't have all the options you do,
>>but its got to be worth a look.
> I've done a bit of testing with both systems, and with my printer (an
> aging HP Deskjet 690C) I can't see any difference in speed, but CUPS
> definitely has the edge in print definition (particularly with smaller
> There might be a specific setting on the CUPS driver for your printer that
> speeds up the transfer. At work I've seen a document print in minutes
> from my PC (running NT4) that takes hours from a colleagues laptop running
> Sorry I can't be any more help.