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Re: [K12OSN] Laser Printer super-slow?



Is their an updated driver available for the printer?

We had the same issue with a couple of different printers.  We moved
our print server to a ubuntu 11 box with all new drivers.  Now
everything prints fast to all of our printers.
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On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Joseph Bishay <joseph bishay gmail com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I hope everyone is doing well this weekend.
>
> We have an HP Laserjet 2100 plugged into a thin client via a parallel
> port in our computer lab, and it works nearly perfectly.  Our only
> issue is that it takes a VERY LONG TIME TO PRINT!  Any sort of PDF
> takes more than 20 minutes before the entire document prints.  The
> first page usually comes out in OK time, but you will sit there
> waiting while the 'printing' light flashes as it processes and then
> eventually it will print.  This is for straight multi-page text PDFs
> for example.
>
> Any recommendations on how to speed up printing?  Printer details are:
>
> CUPS driver: HP LaserJet 2100 Foomatic/pxlmono (recommended)
>
> Print speed     Up to 10 pages-per-minute
> Paper input bin capacity        Tray 1: 100 sheets of 20 lb Bond (80 g/m2)
> paper, or 10 envelopes Tray 2/3: 250 sheets of 20 lb Bond (80 g/m2)
> paper
> Media Sizes     Tray 1: minimum (custom) 76 by 127 mm (3 by 5 inches)
> maximum (custom) 216 by 356 mm (8.5 by 14 inches)
> Tray 2/3: Letter, Legal, A4, A5 and custom paper sizes
> Base memory     HP LaserJet 2100 printer: 4 MB of RAM
> Print resolution        1200 dpi for the best print quality 600 dpi for
> complex graphics or faster output
> Duty cycle      Up to 15,000 pages per month
>
> Thank you.
> Joseph
>
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