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Xmgr on Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS from sources fires a SEGFAULT

Preamble

On modern GNU/Linux distros it is still feasible to use the Xmgr package from pre-compiled binaries. There’s a post in this blog where you can even download some pre-compiled packages for old Debian distros. However, sometimes it is much more practical to compile Xmgr from its sources. This way, one […]

Acrobat Reader: error rendering some fonts on a certain PDF

The issue

A certain PDF file, generated using Microsoft Word 10.0 on a Windows computer, renders some of its fonts erratically whenever opened on a Debian GNU/Linux box. This odd behaviour happens either on a Debian Lenny or on a Debian Squeeze, both using the latest Acrobat Reader software, that is, […]

Configure Canon imageRUNNER 2525i Debian

– Download CQue 2.0.2 Linux Driver DEB 32/64-bit (v2.0.2) from http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0010804.asp

– Extract deb packages to a directory.

– Open cups via mozilla/iceweasel –> http://localhost:631

– On Cups: – Add printer – Socket:// printer IP – Take the pcl ppd from the extracted deb directories – Configure the printer/Adjust printer settings

– Open a terminal, […]