Mitch Contla mcontla at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 14:37:13 UTC 2007

norman said the following on 01/11/2007 06:02 AM:
> I have just finished copying and printing four pages of manuscript using
> XSane. During the process the printer icon appears in the top panel, as
> it should. When the printing is completed the icon is still in the
> panel, as it shouldn't. Right click on the icon followed by 'open' tells
> me that I have four items waiting to be printed, each one called
> (stdin). They are said to be 2.5MB in size and in the job-stopped state.
> Resume printing has no effect and the icon disappears only after
> deleting the four items.
> As far as I can find out (stdin) is said to be the place where a process
> usually takes its input, by default, the key board. Can anyone suggest
> why (stdin) appears as an item to be printed following the use of XSane?
> Norman
Check Preferences -> Setup -> Copy and see if there is anything in
Command or Copy Number Option that might make the lp or lpr command
think it's accepting input from stdin. My options are:

Command: lpr
Copy Number Option: -#


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