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



On Friday 12 November 2004 22:33, wild bill wrote:
root@OCELOT:/etc/cups lp0
bash:  lp0 command not found


> After probing around, I found in /etc/cups/printers.conf
> an entry:
>
> DeviceURI xxxxx
>
> which I changed to
> DeviceURI parallel:/dev/lp0
>
> still no print output
>
> On Friday 12 November 2004 20:40, 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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