Subject: Re: printing from Web browsers?
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: netbsd-users
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).

- Klaus