[K12OSN] Fonts printing wrong

David Hopkins dahopkins429 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 14:47:50 UTC 2007

I had this happen from a couple of packages (ImageMagick and OpenOffice).
Re-installing/updating  the printer ppd files (via cups) fixed it in my

Dave Hopkins

On 3/15/07, Shawn Powers <spowers at inlandlakes.org> wrote:
> I have a K12LTSP 5.0 installation, and this morning, I have a printer that
> is not rendering fonts correctly.  Even the cups test page prints "like the
> fonts are printed with an old dot matrix printer"
> To add great difficulty to the situation, I'm not physically onsite, so I
> can SSH in, or use VNC over my VPN, but I can't look at the printouts.  I'm
> not even sure if other printers are doing it.  (not being there really makes
> troubleshooting rough)
> Does this sound remotely familiar to anyone?  I tried simple things like
> restarting the cups service, but that didn't do anything useful.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> -Shawn
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