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  • 75. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Jon Hitchcock Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
    Well it partially worked for me, I still can't print landscape from Acrobat (8.2.2) after replacing the pstops file.
  • 76. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Gator001 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    As a graphic consultant, I installed the update for my clients only after deleting all cache files including font caches. I booted into safe mode and installed the update. The only problem they have is no duplex from Quark...Apple needs to come up with a fix installer as it is more than just the 'pstop' filter file.
    I can suggest a work-around and that is to convert the file to PDF and print it from Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • 77. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Mick_2010 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I updated 40 iMacs to 10.6.5 yesterday, today all users of these iMacs are complaining that they can't print Landscape from Photoshop. Check and yes there right. Can print Landscape from Preview and Pages ok, but not from Photoshop CS3, CS4 and CS5, Tomorrow i will Using Net Restore to image them back to 10.6.4 (lucky i didn't update all 200)
    Thanks Apple, like i don't have enough work to.
  • 78. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    mbprozilla Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Let's hear it for Auburn, AL! Thank you Gerrit, for posting that. Man, that sideways thing was driving me crazy! Your steps were easily followed, and it did fix the problem. (Illustrator CS5 was where I was experiencing the pain)

    Now, back to work I go!
  • 79. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    COrtiz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Steps in a nutshell; GUI version.

    Open Terminal and type or paste

    defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES

    To take effect. Relaunch Finder.

    Using Finder go to the /usr/libexec/cups/filter/ directory. Drag and drop the replacement pstops file with the earlier 1.44 version. Note that 10.6.5 uses 1.45

    Now you need to fix permissions by running Disk Utility. Once finished, open Terminal and type or re run the command with the "NO" option.

    defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles NO

    Relaunch Finder and printing will be restored to previous.

    Thanks to all for the suggestions.

    Message was edited by: COrtiz
  • 80. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Richard Spensley Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
    Just wanted to add my thanks to the contributors on this thread. I was having problems printing landscape & duplex with Acrobat X Pro on 10.6.5 and the restore pstops using Time Machine solution worked a treat. Thanks again
  • 81. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    hys Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    i hope this printing problem will be fix with the update to 10.6.6.
  • 82. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    tjgrayling Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Update--Thank you Gerrit! I tried option A to reinstall CUPS 1.4.4 but that broke my Indesign altogether--wanted me to reinstall the program. (also broke my pando calendar--didn't try the rest of my CS4 applications) Re-applied the 10.6.5 update and was back to normal, except that I still couldn't print landscape/duplex. Tried your fix again using option B which just replaced the pstops filter and that seems to have fixed the problem--I can now print my landscape files and duplex as before. I can open Word 2004 and 2008 (unlike hoomhom) and so far, everything seems to be peachy. The only thing I notice is that my printer icon stays open on the dock instead of closing automatically, but I can live with that. Thanks again for your help.
  • 83. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Gerrit DeWitt Level 4 Level 4 (3,900 points)
    Yes, it might be related. I believe that the Microsoft Office 2004 applications are PowerPC-only, which means that they're running on an Intel-based Mac under Rosetta. For the cases where you're using Rosetta on 10.6 (and that PPC application needs to print), you'll need to change step 4(b) to include the PPC 32-bit binary like this:

    Change this:

    *sudo ./configure --with-archflags="-arch i386 -arch x86_64"*

    to:

    *sudo ./configure --with-archflags="-arch i386 -arch x86_64 -arch ppc"*
  • 84. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Gerrit DeWitt Level 4 Level 4 (3,900 points)
    Good note. The Apple-proprietary parts of CUPS are the handful of filters that are provided by Quartz. All of these filters start with "cg" in their names - for example, cgpdftopdf.

    Even if you configure and make (install) the CUPS source "over" your Apple-supplied one, you'll still keep the Apple-specific filters. However, you may want to back up your printer configuration (/etc/cups) beforehand if you've made extensive changes. Backing that up would also be advisable before an OS update, as it's likely to replace part of your previous CUPS configuration as well.
  • 85. Re: Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    Gerrit DeWitt Level 4 Level 4 (3,900 points)
    Thanks! War Eagle!
  • 86. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    kayla349 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Dear Gerrit, you're the BOMB!!
    Thanks so much!
    YAY!!
  • 87. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    BoyHowdyDoo Level 2 Level 2 (380 points)
    Awesome. Just applied to my machines that connect to Canon IR C's. Great sleuthing. Users have been bugging me after updates.
  • 88. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    SteveDemy Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    This knowledge base article gives me the impression there is a 2.5.3 version of the drivers available. Nothing found in Software Update. Does anyone know if these solve the problem we had with the 2.5.2 drivers, and where they may be found?
  • 89. Re: Fixed - Serious printing issue after 10.6.5 update
    BoyHowdyDoo Level 2 Level 2 (380 points)
    Not with my enterprise printers. Maybe with other commercial models using Post Script drivers. There is a model support link on the info page that will tell you what models are supported and/ or fixed.
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