cannot print foreign chars using netware printer

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Sat Apr 9 08:54:46 PDT 2005

olga at wrote:
> Foreingn language characters such as cyrillic do not print. I have the printer set up as Networked Novell (NCP) (NetWare version 5.70). It's HP LaserJet 8100. It prints Cyrillic from XP fine, but I can't seem to print pages in Cyrillic from Fedora 2. Pages in English print just fine. What files do I have to configure? Please HELP.
> Olga

You didn't tell what kind of jobs you are trying to print (plain text or
postscript from
an application or what?). But in any case, you MUST make sure that the
job contains
the fonts needed (except for those resident in the printer itself, if

Tell more about your configuration and please post (an URL to) a sample


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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