[NBLUG/talk] Printer gone wild
goldenirma at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 27 15:06:09 PST 2007
Tried all the permutations in printer set up. Still tie-dyed out of
Re-installed the cartridges, set the properties to gery scale; black
Stump the list time.....
--- Dave Sisley <dsisley at sonic.net> wrote:
> Mark Osborne wrote:
> >Hi folks,
> >Running a Dell P4 with Ubuntu Edgy.
> >HP 5610 worked fine until ink ran out on black cartridge. After
> >replacing, pages starts in black, and goes through entire rainbow
> >it becomes unreadable by about the second page.
> >If I plug in the USB cable to my work laptop (win XP) the printer
> >HP is no help at all.
> >Any ideas?
> I had a user at work who had a problem where everything they printed
> from an HP all-in-one (the psc1350, I think) came out green, but if
> used the scanner as a copier, it came out black. It turns out that
> there's a setting in the printer configs that tells the printer to
> the color cartridge, rather than the black (grayscale) one. Somehow
> desktop was set to use the color cartridge. We couldn't figure out
> that would have been set that way, but maybe it switches over when
> black runs out? Or maybe it's haunted.
> I can't recall whether he had to change it in the basic printer
> or in OpenOffice, or both (OO is funny that way). Obviously, I'd
> the system-wide settings first, but check a general app like firefox
> then an OpenOffice doc if that's what you use.
> Obviously, this isn't a perfect answer, but perhaps a clue... Good
> Dave Sisley
> dsisley at sonic.net
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