Printer help needed

Jon Hale skimitar at
Sun May 8 07:47:34 CDT 2005

I had the same problem, and I found that the default permissions on the 
printer needed to be changed every time I boot. I need to do a 
`chmod o=rw /dev/usb/lp0` before I can get any output.

I'm sure that there is a better way to fix this, but I just added the above 
command to a startup script which works fine (if the printer is present at 


On Sat, 7 May 2005 03:21 pm, Frank Arnold wrote:
> 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

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