Printing from Open Office through KPrinter

RedHat Linux 9 Bible
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To print from Open Office through KPrinter, set up a printer in Open Office for it.

Run spadmin as root. On RedHat 8.0 it is at


Add a new printer of type “Generic Printer”. This means simple Postscript output. For the command line specify

kprinter –stdin

Name your printer entry “KPrinter” or something recognizable to you.

Now when you print from Open Office, you can select this printer and be able to make use of KDE features such as the prefilters.

Submitted by amillar on Sat, 2004-02-07 13:35

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