PS/RAW format detection only works with Samba?

Michael Sweet mike at
Fri Sep 30 10:51:50 PDT 2005

Christoph wrote:
> ...
> I'm using CUPS 1.1.23 and KDE 3.4.2. I have no idea what kprinter
> actually sends to the CUPS server, but it's detected as vnd.cups-raw.
> The file in the spool directory on the CUPS server is exactly the PS
> file I was trying to print. Why does CUPS detect it to be RAW when
> using Remote LPD/IPP and as PS when using Samba? Could this be a KDE
> bug?

No idea, best to ask the KDE folks...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software

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