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So Peter

If the French person went into that "/etc/papersize" file and made sure it was listed as A4, then all of the printer drivers in her Debian [or Debian-based] system will automatically default to A4? Will LO then default to A4 for the default paper sizes of the printer and document?

Also, have you found any place where you pick up using Postscript instead of PDF for the default printer language used for all the printers connected to that system?

Like I stated before, I have only 3 active network printers, and one that is almost never used, attached to my network and about a half-dozen Ubuntu/Windows systems to setup to the Postscript printer language over PDF. So I have it easy. The OP has about 20 printers and who-knows the number of systems attached to the network. There has to be an easier way than what I do to make sure the printers use Postscript.

On 07/23/2013 04:17 PM, Peter Maunder wrote:
In an Ubuntu system, the default papersize is held in the /etc/papersize
file. If you set the language to say US, papersize can be set to US Letter
even though the printer default is actually A4. Similarly an English system
in America can be set to A4 although the actual printer is US Letter. It is
the difference between the actual Language setting and the physical printer.

I would always advise you check this setting before setting the LibreOffice
printer defaults. Peter

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