[cups.general] Custom media sizes not printing

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 04:00:09 PDT 2007

Please update your foomatic-rip to the newest version, simply by 
replacing your /usr/bin/foomatic-rip (or 
/usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip) by the following file:


I have done fixes on the custom paper size recently.


Paul wrote:
> I've been using an HP Deskjet 9800 to print 8.5x11 in. and tabloid media.  Recently, I had need to print on 12x18 in. stock.  Hplip provides for a "custom" media size, as confirmed by lpoptions.  The printer itself is capable of printing 13"x50".  The command that I'm using is:
>       lp -o media=Custom.12x18in afile.png
> Lpq informs me that the printer is ready and the new job is there, but it doesn't become active ... it just sits there.  There is no entry in the error log.
> The file prints easily on 11x17 in. paper with:
>       lp -o media=w744h1116 afile.png
> Which is one of the options that pops up with lpoptions.
> I'm running Fedora 7, CUPS 1.2.10 and hplip 1.2.7.
> Am I mishandling the custom media option or is there something else afoot?
> Paul
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