[cups.general] LaserJet 5 print quality

Alex Zepeda usenet at blarf.homeip.net
Thu Sep 15 15:14:35 PDT 2005

On Thu, 15 Sep 2005 17:47:40 -0400, Till Kamppeter wrote:

> Try Gutenprint 5.0.0rcSomething from http://gimp-print.sf.net/  Perhaps 
> it gives you a better quality than the old Gimp-Print 4.2.7.

Will do.  Have significant improvements been made to gimp-print in the 5.x

> "lj4dith" is buggy, use "ljet4" instead and if you have at least 
> GhostScript 8.x, activate "well-tempered screening". If you have no 
> option for that, get the newest PPD file from linuxprinting.org

lj4dith is indeed buggy.  ljet4 worked okay much better than most of the
others.  It's not quite as good as the CUPS driver, even when I select
'accurate' halftoning.  So far this seems the best compromise.


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