[arch-general] Problem Printing with Inkscape

Mike Bishop mbishop at mtaonline.net
Mon Nov 5 14:32:09 EST 2012

On Sat, Nov 03, 2012 at 10:30:53AM -0400, David Stephenson wrote:
> I'm having problems printing from Inkscape. I have libcups, cups-filters,
> avahi, ghostscript, gsfonts, samba, hplip, and hpoj installed. My printer
> is a HP LaserJet M2727nf MFP.
> I'm currently using the Postscript driver. Printing from most programs
> works fine - but when attempting to print from inkscape, the job fails and
> CUPS gives me a "filter failed" error.
> When using hpijs, attempting to print from Inkscape results in a blank
> printed page with the text "Error: /typecheck in --run-- / Operand Stack: /
> --dict:6/15(L)-- 1 11 Annots/E"
> What can I do to address this? What other information can I provide?

I have never managed to print directly from Inkscape.  I resort to
saving as a pdf then printing that.

Mike Bishop 
Willow, Alaska

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