my first printing experience

Declan. Moriarty declan.moriarty at
Mon Mar 3 02:22:46 PST 2003

On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 11:28:18PM -0600, Dennis enlightened us thusly
> This "staircase effect" is mentioned in Section 8.2.1 of the
> Printing-HOWTO. The solution is to use a simple filter, such as that
> given by Larry Lawrence, above. I have never written one, because such
> filters are also included with print spooling software like PDQ, LPRng,
> and CUPS. 
> Personally, I use PDQ, (installed as directed by, 
> which in turn uses ghostscript and mpage. Works fine for my Canon-bjc70.
> (Some day I'll face the CUPS manual but, since I don't need network
> printer access, PDQ is enough). 

Don't waste time with cups. Even Bill Gates would not release cups.
That's my impression.

	With best Regards,

	Declan Moriarty.
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