Photo printing from Gimp

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Sun Jan 17 12:15:03 GMT 2010


On Sunday 17 Jan 2010 12:02:17 David Fletcher wrote:
> On Sunday 17 Jan 2010, Charles T. Bell wrote:
> > Ric Moore wrote:
> > >
> > > I gave up a long time ago and just used Ocular or something like it, to
> > > print the saved file with. :) Ric
> > >
> > >
> > >   
> > I have the same problem.  It will continue at random intervals.
> > I doubt anyone cares to address the situation and get it fixed.
> > Mine also take about 55 minutes to print, while in Windoze it took
> > about 5 minutes.  The price of progress!!!
> > 
> 
> So, I'm not the only one. I'm sure it used to work beautifully, every time, a 
> couple of years ago on an older distribution. The user interface was a lot 
> easier to use, too.
> 
> Now the next question is, "Does it work in Karmic?". I'm not intending to use 
> Karmic at all, just go directly to Lucid, but perhaps if it's been made to 
> work again there's a chance that it might continue to work this time. 
> Hopefully.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
I've always used 'Print with Gutenprint' from Gimp (instead of just 'Print') and it has always worked perfectly. A little slow but very high quality indeed.

However these days, for printing photos, I use photoprint.

Mark



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