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General Information


  • LogLevel, Using CUPS, CUPS and Windows, CUPS Errors.
  • Locating error_log, Enabling “debug” LogLevel, Specific Error Messages.
  • lpdomatic print spooler, unable to evaluate datablob.

Operating Systems


  • Problems related to specific distributions. Debian, Mandriva, RedHat, Slackware, SuSE, Ubuntu.
  • Print Quality, Software and Drivers, OSX {10.1, 10.2, 10.2.3, 10.2.4}, ALPS Printers, Apple LaserWriter, ImageWrite, StyleWriter, Canon Printers, Epson Printers, HP Printers, NewGen Printers, OkiData Printers, and Samsung Printers.

Printing FAQ's by Manufacturer


  • Alps MD-1000
  • Brother DCP-1000, HL series, and the MFC series Printers.
  • Canon BJC, LBP, i Series, iR Series, LBP Series, MultiPass, and S Series Printers.
  • Compaq 1400p USB. Compaq's are usually remarked Lexmark printers, see the Lexmark FAQ.
  • LabelWriter 315
  • Eltron P310C
  • Encad Plotter Pro 600e, and the MDL 880 Plotter.
  • Epson ESC/POS Printers, Sylus Color Series, Stylus Photo Series, CX Series, AcuLasers, EPL Series, and LQ Dotmatrix Printers.
  • HPIJS, Deskjets, Photosmart, Laserjets, Color Laserjets, DesignJets, PSC Series, OfficeJets, and Plotters.
  • 4029 Laser Printer
  • FS-1010, Determining PostScript Capabilities, FRPO Commands, ….
  • Lexmark E Series, X Series, Z Series, Optra, and the 3200 Printers.
  • Lanier 2138 Colour Laser Printer
  • Info on some Magicolor and Page Pro printers
  • Okipage OL1400w, Okipage 4w, and the Okipage 14ex Printers.
  • QMS 2200 DeskLaser
  • Postscript and PCL-XL drivers, UserCode/LockedPrint support.
  • Linux Printing Package Driver Software, and ML Series Printers.
  • Sharp MFP FAQ.
  • Toshiba E-Studios 16
  • Workcentre M940/950, XD120f, and DocuPrint and WorkCentre Printers.
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