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RE: [vox-tech] CUPS printing
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RE: [vox-tech] CUPS printing

Adding to this topic ...

I set up CUPS to print through /dev/lp0 to an HP laserjet 4.  Setup ran
nicely through the web interface (  http://localhost:631/ ) and I was able
to print a CUPS test print with this.

Going over to KDE's printer controls, I saw the HP4 show up nicely, and it
too printed me a pretty CUPS test print.

Setting up printing through OpenOffice bombed.  It wanted to print to LPR
(which I assumed was set up with cups) ... and didn't work.  Using LPR at
the command line to print a text file also did nothing -- I assume the file
made a side trip to /dev/null.

Is there something I"m missing here?  Do I have to manually configure the
printcap file? (that file didn't LOOK like it had an HP4 entry in it ...)
I'd copy/paste error logs up here, if I was at work, and/or if I'd left my
ppp connection running.

Anyone have troubleshooting ideas that I should try / logs that I should
look at?

Anyone have a spare few sudafed they can send me for this $#*(#*(#@## sinus

That is all ... thanks

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org
> [mailto:vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org]On Behalf Of Jonathan Stickel
> Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 9:47 AM
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] CUPS printing
> I am no expert, but I have had a lot of success printing with CUPS in
> RH8.  How did you set your printer up?  I used the web interface by
> directing my browser to:
> http://localhost:631/
> I print over my department's network to HP JetDirect printers, which I
> know is different from what you have.  An important step is selecting
> the correct driver, I think.  Try looking around here for more
> information:
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/cups-doc.html
> Jonathan
> Ryan wrote:
> > I have a LAN where our Epson C82 is hooked up to a MOSX machine. I am
> > using red hat 8 and I would like to print. I can get text files to print
> > no problem using the command line [using an lp filename]. I want to be
> > able to print things other than text though. In open office and netscape
> > I tried printing but the server cancels the print job giving this error
> > on the web-based log file:
> >
> >     Error:  client-error-not-possible
> >
> > Even when I print to a postscript format in open office and then print
> > using the command line, CUPS still gives me the same error.
> >
> > I have tried printing to this same printer from Windows and everything
> > works great. Every program I have ever tried printing from has worked
> > from Windows.
> >
> > -ryan
> >
> >
> >
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