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Re: [K12OSN] Laser Printer super-slow?



From a terminal: rpm -qa | grep hplip OR rpm -qa | grep hpij
On Jun 21, 2011 10:08 PM, "Joseph Bishay" <joseph bishay gmail com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> When I look at CUPS I see nothing about the version of the driver.  Just:
> Driver: HP LaserJet 2100 Foomatic/pxlmono (recommended) (grayscale,
> 2-sided printing)
>
> Looking directly at the PPD file vs. the latest one online, I find no
> difference at all.
>
> Could there be another solution?
>
> Thank you!
>
> Joseph
>
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 4:43 PM, Jim Kinney <jim kinney gmail com> wrote:
> > browser time!
> >
> > localhost:631 then select printers
> >
> > Or you can poke around in the /etc/cups dir and read the headers on the ppd
> > files.
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Joseph Bishay <joseph bishay gmail com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I am unable to tell from CUPS what the currently installed driver
> >> version is.  Help? :)
> >>
> >> Thank you
> >> Joseph
> >>
> >> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Steven Santos <Steven simplycircus com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > 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.
> >> > ---
> >> > Steven Santos
> >> > Director
> >> > P: 617-527-0667
> >> > F: 617-934-1870
> >> > E: Steven SimplyCircus com
> >> >
> >> > Simply Circus, Inc.
> >> > 86 Los Angeles Street
> >> > Newton, MA 02462
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > 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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