It all comes down to the quality of the software that renders the fonts more than the actual format of the font. It is important to note that where there is more than one driver for a specific printer, the PPD file will be specific to that printer and printer driver. This is a huge waste of space in all respects, and it completely goes around whatever advantage that PostScript offers. Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise. I think guess the will work with a driver, and the will work with a driver. Each character collection has an encoding which maps Character IDs to glyphs. The behavior may vary with different printers and with different versions of the printer software.

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I turned off the printer and replugged at That’s what I thought. Other differences further added to the confusion.

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So I guess it must be a At no point does the printer actually begin, or finish, printing anything. Seems aand work, although I have no idea why, which is almost as bad as it not working.

PS2 support and all. This is generally not the case with PostScript, as a single fix to the PostScript software would effect all printers regardless of who made them or their age. Type 1 and Type 3 fonts, though introduced by Adobe in as part of the PostScript page description language, did not see widespread use until March when the first laser printer to use the PostScript language, the Apple LaserWriterwas introduced.


Sun Jul 11, 9: Right now I’m testing with Code: Tue Jul 13, 9: Jun 25, Posts: This should solve the problem. New CUPS package with the following and some addtional fixes uploaded to precise-proposed proposed updates for This system uses PostScript file format to encode font information.

If you are just doing regular windows printing then PCL6 would be my suggestion. What about network printing?

You’ll have to refer to the manual for the specific printer you are installing to see which driver to specifically use when printing; although installing all of them won’t hurt anything, you’ll just need to be sure to choose the correct driver when using the printer. Fonts with an ISO-Adobe character set support most western languages including: All of them have Mac OSX Intel drivers, so connecting and printing them when they are plugged in to my Macbook is no problem.

Samsung ML-1710 and CUPS

As a result of ydi, many computer operating systems contain these fonts or clones of them as on the GhostScript package. Should I just check all of them? Please feel free to re-post your concerns as comments against the original answers that you have concerns about. For the life of me, I couldn’t get the Samsung to work. There was no printed document produced by the device.


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Thu Jul 08, 2: I have a working parallel laser printer: Would you still like me to try the ppa, or wait until the new official package filters into the mirrors? Anecdotally, I use XPS on my Windows machines when I might want a printout of some important information that I can physically print later without having to waste paper or if my network printer is offline at the moment.

It contains a font’s glyph data. These files are generally used directly only in Unix environments. The cost of the licensing was considered very high at this time, and Adobe continued to stonewall on more attractive rates. Changed in cups Ubuntu Precise: Actually, if the PPD works, then there’s no reason for the not to.

Does this solve your problem?