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Old 05-26-2010, 04:30 PM
Brad Rogers
Default Strange printing effect *WORKAROUND*

On Wed, 26 May 2010 15:16:29 +0100
Barry Samuels <barry@beenthere.mail1.co.uk> wrote:

Hello Barry,

> It does look like the HPLIP driver is causing the problem.

It certainly seems to be. Although the thread meantioned below also
throws suspicion on ghostscript. After some poking around (Google, HPLIP
support site [which is a real PITA to navigate]) I managed to find this


Which offers a workaround. It worked for me, but I'm not sure whether
it will for you as the symptoms aren't the same (black o/p instead of

Here's what to do:




PS2PDF_OPTIONS="$PS2PS_OPTIONS -dColorImageFilter=/FlateEncode
-dPDFSETTINGS=/printer -dUseCIEColor"


PS2PDF_OPTIONS="$PS2PS_OPTIONS -dColorImageFilter=/FlateEncode

It worked for me. No doubt, at the next upgrade, things will get
changed back but hopefully, the bug will be fixed before that.

Regards _
/ ) "The blindingly obvious is
/ _)rad never immediately apparent"

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