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Why won't any documents print on Mac OS 10.5.2?

The brand new all-in-one will: - scan (to Preview app, as it should) - copy (creates a printout in the tray, as it should)
However it will NOT: - print anything!
I'm trying to print anything at all (a picture from Preview, a TextEdit file that says "test"), set up with default settings, nothing special. And here's what happens: - the file appears in the print queue in the utility - messages appear like "printing: documentname" and then "Gutenprint finished page 1..." then "Printer Ready" - nothing ever comes out of the printer - it never makes any noises or activity of any kind - green "on" light stays solid on the all-in-one the whole time
Today I've downloaded the latest firmware and drivers from Kodak.com, run the installers, and still no prints. 
What should I do?
Throw it out the window? Smash it with a hammer?

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    Same problem on Linux (it has the same printing system) and a Canon Selphy ES1 here

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Did you run a test page?

try the head alignment first

or the drivers are unhappy

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