[Scribus] Printing errors

avox avox
Thu Jul 19 17:18:07 CEST 2007

John Jason Jordan-2 wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2007 03:51:33 -0700 (PDT)
> avox <avox at arcor.de> dijo:
>> > Laserjet-5Si-5Si-MX-PostScript-(recommended)
>> > I'm out of ideas. Can someone suggest some troubleshooting tricks that
>> > might lead me to a solution?
>> Try specifying "lpr -PLaserjet-5Si-5Si-MX-PostScript-(recommended)" or 
>> "kprinter" as an alternate print command. This disables any options
>> Scribus 
>> might send to CUPS.
> Thanks for the suggestion. It did not work. Scribus is still not
> sending a print job. However, doing the same thing from the command
> line revealed part of the problem:
> jjj at Devil5:~$ lp -dLaserjet-5Si-5Si-MX-Postscript-(recommended)
> ~/PLUG/Flyer1.sla bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> jjj at Devil5:~$ lp -d"Laserjet-5Si-5Si-MX-Postscript-(recommended)"
> ~/PLUG/Flyer1.sla request id is
> Laserjet-5Si-5Si-MX-Postscript-(recommended)-1202 (1 file(s))
> jjj at Devil5:~$ 

Ok, that explains it. The only workaround I see for you at the moment is
to rename that printer queue so it does not contain parantheses or create
an alias for it. (any of the characters (){}&|$\; can cause real trouble if
it appears in a printer name)


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