[Scribus] Printer Command

avox avox
Mon Dec 31 07:16:21 CET 2007

Roger-68 wrote:
> <snip>
> Try checking Alternative Print Command in the Print dialog, then
>   putting
> in the box below something like
> lp -dprintername
> or
> lpr -Pprintername
> where printername is the name you assigned to your printer.
> </snip>
> ------=====-------
> thank you for the suggestion.
> No matter what I do I get the same print out on top of a page.
> %PDF-1.4
> 	&USA (with single quote marks over the U and A)
> 		5 0 obj
> 			<<Length 6 0 R/Filter  /FlateDecode>>
> 				stream (consisting  of line or two of garbage which always ends with
> OX&e ~Sxx)
> Its got me completely stumped because there are no errors in the
> /var/log/messages, /error_logs, /cups/error_logs
> It seems that the computer is not generating the postscript or .ps file

Yes, looks as if the computer sends the PDF directly and the printer
interprets it as text.
That means your Cups configuration is broken.

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