[Wine]Printing simply DOES NOT WORK; print dialog just stays open

Rainer Lay rainer.lay at gmx.de
Sun Jul 3 12:46:12 CDT 2005

regarding this old message:

> Am Sam, Mär 20, 2004 at 04:40:10 -0500 schrieb JLB:
>> Nopers, and it FREAKS OUT when I go into Printer Setup and select a page
>> orientation (e.g. Portrait)
> Hmmm, seems that you first have to learn how to configure printing? Look
> in the Documentation section on winehq for that. If you use Cups
> everything is done for you otherwise add something like this to your
> config:
> [ppd]
> "XXX" = "/usr/share/doc/wine-20031212/samples/generic.ppd"
> where XXX is the name of your printer from printcap and the ppd ios the
> example from the wine sources.
> Regards
>         Joachim
> -- 
> "Never touch a running system! Never run a touching system?
>           Never run a touchy system!!!"

I still have this problem, although I am using cups! any idea?

My config: SuSE 9.3, wine-20050211-4
Configured windows version: "win98" (with winetools

kind regards,

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