[Wine] Re: Printing in Wine

Toni Fiz toni.fiz at gmail.com
Thu May 3 12:41:31 CDT 2007

2007/5/3, Duane Clark <fpga at pacbell.net>:
> Nagy Tibor wrote:
> > Please, help me.
> >
> > I am using SuSe Linux 10.1 (CUPS, wine-0.9.30-12.2). If I want to print
> > from a Windows application under wine, nothing happens and at the
> > console I get the following messages:
> >
> > err:winspool:WINSPOOL_GetDriverInfoFromReg Can't find driver L"PS
> > Driver" in registry
> > err:commdlg:PrintDlgA GetPrinterDriverA failed, le 1797, fix your config
> > for printer xerox!
> >
> > What to do? The printer queue "xerox" works without any problem in linux.
> It sounds like perhaps something is messed up in the registry. I would
> suggest temporarily moving your current ~/.wine and letting Wine create
> a new one. Then run Wine's notepad and try printing from it. Does that work?
> mv .wine .wine.tmp
> notepad &
> If that works, check the newly created registry entries, and copy them
> into your old registry, assuming you are going to restore your old ~/.wine.

If nothing works you can install a pdf/postscript printer under wine
(ghostscript for windows?) and then print that ps/pdf

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