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Re: [vox-tech] Slackware 10 Printing
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Re: [vox-tech] Slackware 10 Printing



Have you tried typing just "lp0"?

-Mark


On Fri, 12 Nov 2004, wild bill wrote:

> On Thursday 11 November 2004 21:59, Mark K. Kim wrote:
>
>
> Where do I enter the parallel:/dev/lp0?
> when I enter that string in the localhost:631 apsfilter gui,
> I get a   {client-error-not-possible}  error.
>
> yes, it is connected to the parallel port.
>
> yes, I am using hpijs.
>
> SuSE 8.1 correctly autdetected it as HP LaserJet 4L and set
> it up as parallel on /dev/lp0 (using lpr not CUPS)
>
>
> > My printer's URI is:
> >
> >   parallel:/dev/lp0
> >
> > Which I imagine should be the same thing for the "old HP
> > 4L", assuming it's hooked up to your computer's parallel
> > port.
> >
> > -Mark
> >
> > On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, wild bill wrote:
> > > OK, I give up.  I have been trying to set up my
> > > Slackware 10 box to print on my old HP 4L for over a
> > > month with no success.
> > >
> > > I got my wheel mouse to work, sound was another
> > > challenge, and getting 1024 x 768 took a while.  But I
> > > am completely baffled with CUPS.  I moved from SUSE
> > > which had YAST to handle many of the arcane sytax/usage
> > > problems that are probaby the root of my problem.
> > >
> > > The http://localhost:631/admin command to get to the
> > > gui apsfilter app is great BUT, what device url should
> > > I use for a workstation box?
> > >
> > > bill wells
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