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From Doug <>
Subject Re: HP LaserJet question
Date Thu, 12 Sep 2013 07:04:11 GMT
On 09/06/2013 10:12 PM, Girvin Herr wrote:
> Doug,
> I just had a similar thing happen to my HP Laserjet 4050tn.  It was very 
> slow getting the pages out.  I was using the CUPS Postscript driver and 
> isolated the problem to the printer.  Cups showed the document sent and 
> completed as far as it was concerned, but the printer LED was still 
> flashing and after 30 minutes, still had not printed even the first 
> page.  I discovered changing the CUPS driver from Postscript to the HP 
> PCL3 driver made it work fine.  Now pages print within seconds of 
> clicking on Print.
> All of my computers are Slackware 14.0 Linux and all of my HP printers 
> are networked.


The change from Postscript to the PCL3 driver was successful. By now
I have printed quite a few things on the LaserJet, and everything
started to print within about four flashes of the light.
THANK YOU for the assistance!


Blessed are the peacemakers..for they shall be shot at from both sides.

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