Subject: Re: printing from Web browsers?
To: Julian Coleman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
Date: 06/08/2005 20:40:14
Julian Coleman wrote:
> > Is there a web brower from which one can print reliably? Firefox 1.0.4
> > compiled from source crashes if I try to print, and on -current with
> > xorg firefox-bin crashes at startup. (I mentioned the latter; I've now
> > verified it on a fresh install. XFree86 doesn't seem to support my
> > hardware properly.)
> I've had reasonable success with Konqueror. However, it sometimes generates
> postscript that ghostscript won't process, so generating pdf doesn't work.
> HP printers seem happy with the postscript that gs chokes on though. This
> is kdebase 3.3.2 on alpha and 3.4.0 on sparc64 with ghostscript 7.07. I've
> not tried it on any 32 bit platform.
I used to see the same, but KDE 3.4.1 seems to have fixed that issue for
me (on amd64/3.99.5, ghostscript 8.15).