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I am printing a program listing from Gedit ok but am also getting a Cups cover page before and after the listing. An annoying waste of paper etc.

I have just started using Ubuntu, so this may have nothing to do with the version. Can someone help me?

  • I have checked system-config-printer and made sure "starting banner" is set to None

  • I have reloaded the drivers and the cover pages are gone. However, the filename and first line of code are now omitted from the print-out. If I create a pdf file, all details are there. Short of buying a new printer, is there anything I can do ?

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closed as too localized by James Feb 24 '12 at 17:13

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It is probably due to the printer configuration.

In the printer configuration (launch from command line as system-config-printer), right click on the printer, choose Properties, the in the Policies tab look for Starting Banner.

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