Getting printing started.

Martin J Hooper martinjh at
Wed Sep 21 16:05:55 CDT 2005

Colin Murphy wrote:
> Hi list,
>  I'm new to K/Ubuntu, you'ld be best to think of me as a Suse refugee.  I have 
> Kububtu 5.04 running.
> I am having no success with getting my USB printer to work.  I beleive it is 
> configured correctly, it appears in the KDE printer manager for instance, but 
> nothing prints from it.  It's an Epson C66, configured as a C64, just like it 
> was on my Suse 9.2 install and was found as a USB device when I started to 
> install a printer.

If it is USB - Make sure that you have the printer turned on before you 
start Kubuntu.  I have had problems in the past with turning the printer 
on after I have booted Kubuntu.

Once you have the printer on the printer will be detected properly in 
the KDE print setup routine.

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