default paper size for debian/ubuntu

After months of just dealing with my printing being “messed up.” I discovered the tiny file /etc/papersize, which contained only two characters — “a4.” After replacing those with “letter” today my life has improved noticeably. Of course, this wasn’t an easy-to-find system configuration — maybe they should consider adding it to the GNOME system config tools.

0 thoughts on “default paper size for debian/ubuntu

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