Bad quality of photo printing under ubuntu
heiler at gmx.de
Sat Jun 25 16:42:05 UTC 2005
Niran Babalola <iamniran at gmail.com> writes:
> On 25 Jun 2005 15:32:20 +0200, Matthias Heiler <heiler at gmx.de> wrote:
> > (1) There are very thin horizontal _or_ vertical lines (depending on
> > the setting Portrait/Landscape in the printer dialog). I first
> > suspected a hardware problem, but under Win the lines are gone. I
> > think they may represent boundaries of "chunks" that are processed
> > independently and then sent incorrectly to the printer.
> > (2) Overall the pictures look average at best. Looking closely one
> > can see artifacts from the printing process. The Windows-Prints
> > (using HP's driver) are much better: Better colors, no artifacts.
> > (I set all automatic image "optimizations" in the Win-Driver to
> > off.)
> Have you tried setting the quality level on the driver?
"Printout Mode > Resolution, Quality, Ink Type, Media Type"
is on "Controlled by 'Printout Mode'" (funny!)
And "General > Printout Mode" is on "Photo (on photo paper)".
So, settings seem to be ok.
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