Printer help needed

Frank Arnold franka at svpal.org
Sat May 7 00:21:52 CDT 2005


Thanks, Jose. I should have noted that I did just that
and it did recognize the printer, even lists it when I try to
print from Firefox or OO.ORG. Nothing more happens however.
Frank



On Friday 06 May 2005 04:13 pm, Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
> On 5/6/05, Frank Arnold <franka at svpal.org> wrote:
> > OK, I need help.
> > Trying to print using an older Epson Stylus Color 600 printer that has
> > worked well with Fedora and several other distributions of Linux.
> > Now I am running the latest Ubuntu and while it says it will print,
> > northing does print at all.  LSMOD gives:
> > parport                33480  2 parport_pc,lp
> > and escputil gives nothing at all.
>
> OK, without more details, it's hard to give you a definite answer. But
> if you start the KDE's Control Centre->Peripherals->Printers, you can
> then Add a Printer. A little wizard-like window will appear, and you
> will be able to select the connection (parallel port presumably), and
> the driver from a list. That will configure CUPS, the printer server
> on your Linux box.
>
> Such a common printer is well supported and should work without
> re-installing or anything. Give that a go, and see if it works,
> j



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