Newb problem with HP printing

Joseph cupsonline.jwecker at
Mon Jan 3 09:27:08 PST 2005

Helge Blischke wrote:

> Look into the PPD for your printer and change
>   printf "%!\n%%%%
> to
>   printf "%%!\n%%%%
> Restart CUPS and then try again.

The fix you showed work, but then CUPS was saying that the parallel port was busy, so I swapped the cable and it turns out that was the _real_ problem.  Apparently the error in the PPD was failing gracefully and the document was still printing before.  Thanks a ton, Helge.


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