Re: VIA sound problem
From: Tim Kelley (tpk_at_r00tserverz.net)
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 10:41:30 -0500 To: email@example.com
On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 11:47:17AM -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 09:39:02AM -0400, Jim Lynch wrote:
> > Just as an aside, I installed CUPS and I can't print. It says there
> > isn't anything connected to the port, however during install it went out
> > and found the printer and reported back to me that it was the HP
> > LaserJet 6L so at some point something found a printer connected to the
> > port.
> The only pronter I've been able to get to work with Debian is a networked
> HP printer. CUPS seems to be able to find things on my LAN, given the IP nomber.
> My Epson 777 priter is all properly configures, but when I print to
> it, nothing happens except that after a while CUPS thinks it has
> been printed.
Cups works great when you have a postscript printer ... otherwise you
are using some driver that cups calls via a special type of ppd file
which could range from "works ok" to "kludgy hack". For
non-postscript HP printers lprng with if-hp drivers work well. I've
never had much luck getting modern ink jets working with cups (unless
they are postscript, which a few are).
Buy a postscript module for your printer, though, and your unix
printing problems are over.
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