[scribus] Local printing

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Nov 9 20:36:30 CET 2010

hi john,

> I'm new to Scribus just having sent my first 56 page + cover magazine
> to the printer.  What I had intended to do was to print a proof copy
> to my local printer which is an Epson Workforce 500.  What I observed
> was that Scribus seemed to want to print in postscript format and my
> printer will not handle that.  I understand the value of a postscript
> printer, so should I invest in such a printer or can the system be
> made to print to my existing inkjet printer?  If I should invest in a
> postscript printer, what are reasonable options for printers?  I have
> a limited budget and have to pay for this thing out of my own
> pocket.  BTW, my OS is Ubuntu 10.04.

you should probably produce PDFs and print from a PDF viewer...
probably Acroread.

have fun

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