[ILUG-BOM] Fwd: Printing problem on boss-linux

Vinod Raghavan vinodrag at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 15:02:54 IST 2015


I have setup OwnCloud at my home, if anyone needs to setup I can help...
Also have setup Zimbra Collaboration Suite and also Samba Active directory,
for school or for any small organizations I can tender my knowledge...

Vinod Raghavan.
On Dec 31, 2015 2:40 PM, "Milind Oka" <oak445 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The A4 problem seems resolved. I found one hint from internet.
>
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales
>
> After that I removed US and Put GB
>
> But after restart evey thing was in bengali. Fortunately password and
> terminal was using english
>
> I once again tried the command and removed all regional languages but kept
> en_gb and in_en only english.
>
> Now after restart the language is English and the paper seems coming A4 by
> default. Thanks sanjay for your clue
>
> Now we have to remember to set GB instead of US during boss installation.
>
> thanks
>
> Milind
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:        Printing problem on boss-linux
> Date:   Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:49:15 +0530
> From:   Milind Oka <oak445 at gmail.com>
> To:     plug-mail at plug.org.in, GNU/Linux Users Group, Mumbai, India <
> linuxers at mm.ilug-bom.org.in>
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
> In my efforts to push FOSS in schools and colleges, I am distributing free
> and open source softwares in schools and colleges. All projects are
> uploaded on source forge.
>
> However I am facing some printing problem executing JAVA code on
> bosslinux. I usually print output directly on A4 paper and suppress print
> dialog. I wrote the program before I knew BOSS and was working nicely on
> windows. On BOSS, the program executes properly but the default output
> comes on letter size instead of A4. This trims some left, right, top and
> bottom content.
>
> I tried various code snippets to pro grammatically set the paper A4 but it
> does not work. I am using cups-pdf and the pdf print is also having the
> same problem. I thought first that it was a problem specific to boss but a
> friend of mine sent me this.
>
>
> ===================
> [Forwarded from Sanjay Patil]
> Yes, see
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=88286#c12
>
> The crucial information is the geographical location,
> i.e. the second part of a locale name, for example:
> en_GB is English for Great Britain => A4 paper
> en_US is English for United States => Letter paper
>
> I think that without an existing geographical location
> (in particular for "C" or "POSIX") it is just not possible
> to set another paper size than what is the default in the PPD.
>
> Or the fallback should be at least "A4" (if avialable in the PPD)
> because I think that A4 paper is more often used in the whole world
> than Letter.
> ==============================
>
> Has anybody come across this. Will you please run the following java code
> on any other linux version and let me know how it works or send me the pdf
> output ?  I have already set the default data so just run the Java file and
> press the [Print Attendance] button. You will get 23 page document. Only
> one page will do for testing. pdf output will be best.
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/hsc-formcreator/
>
> Thanks and regards
>
> Milind
>
>
>
>
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