[OS X TeX] printer mistakes black for white

Friedrich Vosberg fvosberg at mac.com
Fri Dec 29 12:49:58 EST 2006

Am 19.12.2006 um 14.05 schrieb Bruno Voisin:

> - An incorrect PPD file for the printer. In this case the printer  
> is a HP LaserJet 4050, and the PPD selected on the CUPS server is  
> "HP LaserJet 4050 Foomatic/Postscript" while the PPD selected for  
> AppleTalk is that included in OS X, namely, on Tiger, "/Library/ 
> Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/HP LaserJet 4050  
> Series.gz". The Foomatic PPD comes, I suppose, from LinuxPrinting  
> <http://www.freestandards.org/en/OpenPrinting/Database/Foomatic>,  
> and it must be either too old, or improperly installed, or bugged,  
> or incompatible with OS X.

I've found or newer PPD file at xerox.com.


I've downloaded the archive and unpacked. But I don't know how to  
replace the PPD file on my machine by the new PPD file. In each  


is a file

   Xerox Phaser 3500.gz

but the new PPD file is


Can I rename the new file and replace the older one. Or must I  
convert something?

TIA and kind regards, Friedrich

Die Freiheit die ging baden dank der Einführung der Datenbank.

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