gutenprint configuration broken

Asked by DougWebb on 2010-12-20

Everything was working fine till I altered the printer color balance, brightness etc. Now gutenprint leaves red and yellow lines vertically down the image. Uninstalling and reinstalling didn't fix it so it's a configuration somewhere in my user files but where? Printing without gutenprint works just fine.

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DougWebb (dougwebb) said : #1

I'm using the gutenprint plugin in the gimp to print photos to my hp color laserjet. It was working fine until I changed the Brightness and Contrast ratio's in the plugin. Now I can't reset it. I think I ran into this once before and had to reinstall the system to fix it. I tried Complete Uninstall for all 5 gutenprint files and libraries but the problem persists so it must be in local configuration files. I'll keep looking.

DougWebb (dougwebb) said : #2

I just deleted the ~/.gimp folder and that finally reset everything and fixed it. The problem of corrupted images from the plugin controls remains but I can modify the image before printing to overcome that. I hope this helps someone else.