Forward: k-help! kbuntu printer dies on AMD-64

Harry Vorstenbosch harry.vorstenbosch at
Sat Feb 18 09:39:02 UTC 2006

Have you tried to use the lp <filename> directly from a command prompt?
Otherwise select the Generic PCL5e ljet4 PPD driver file.
This solution do/did work with mine DellLaserPrinter in parallel and as a
network printer driver as well.


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> Subject: k-help! kbuntu printer dies on AMD-64
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> I've been running *kbuntu 5.10 breezy *on an old PIII for a while but
> have now moved to the 64-bit version on my new AMD-64 PC. On the old
> (32-bit) system my printer (Samsung ML-1710P, parallel port) works
> perfectly (with the kbuntu drivers). On the new (64 bit) system,
> k-printer finds the printer and identifies it correctly, just as before,
> but there it stops. The test page doesn't print. I've tried changing the
> (.ppd) driver file but that doen't make any diference. My Samsung
> printer and 64-kubuntu aren't talking. Any ideas?
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