Leopard printing issues

iHusky

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Jun 6, 2007
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I have a lexmark 1300 printer, and it was working fine before i got leopard. Now, whenever I try to print, it closes whatever app i was trying to print from. ie - printing a mail attachment, it closes mail, and pops up the 'mail quit unexpectedly' error message.

I've already downloaded the drivers again, so that shouldn't be it, but i don't know what else it could be.

Help please!
 

haiggy

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Aug 20, 2003
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Ontario, Canada
I have a lexmark 1300 printer, and it was working fine before i got leopard. Now, whenever I try to print, it closes whatever app i was trying to print from. ie - printing a mail attachment, it closes mail, and pops up the 'mail quit unexpectedly' error message.

I've already downloaded the drivers again, so that shouldn't be it, but i don't know what else it could be.

Help please!
Dude,
I have the exact same problem on a Lexmark 1400 Series....
Sigh, it's getting quite annoying. It will sometimes work if you open the print manager and drag the file into the list, but that's a pain and can't be used for everything.
I'm gonna guess it's an incompatibility with Lexmark's drivers... maybe they'll release new ones?

Sidenote: I had to download the driver again even though I installed Leopards built-in drivers. It wouldn't recognize my printer or print. When I was installing the one that I had on Tiger onto my Leopard install, it said "You are installing an older version of software" so I just went ahead and did it since nothing else was working. It recognized my printer but quits every application..
 

AlBDamned

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Mar 14, 2005
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I'm not sure about the Lexmark drivers, but have you tried using the "Generic PPD"?
 

haiggy

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Aug 20, 2003
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Ontario, Canada
I just went to Lexmark's online support chat and they said that they are working on Leopard compatible drivers and they will be released shortly.
 

Mac4Decade

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Nov 10, 2007
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CUPS drivers? Could you explain that? I'm having the same problem (unexpected quits in Safari, Word, etc.) over here on a G5 iMac with 10.5.1. Printing with the Lexmark 1300 worked fine before Leopard...

...Oddly enough, I can print over a network from a totally wireless laptop. :confused:
 
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