Setting up network printer SOLVED
gkourtev at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 13:15:24 UTC 2009
On Monday 19 October 2009 14:59:03 Georgi Kourtev wrote:
> On Monday 19 October 2009 13:30:21 Stuart Murray-Smith wrote:
> > > I was trying to set-up a network printer unsuccessfully. From the
> > > System Setting --> Printer Configuration --> New Printer -->New Network
> > > Printer.
> > >
> > > It seems that the system attaches the printer, but cannot print test
> > > page nor anything else.
> > >
> > > The printer is connected to the network and has its own IP. Other PCs
> > > (with different OS can use it fine).
> > Open a browser and try adding your network printer with CUPS:
> > http://localhost:631/
> > HTH
> > Stu@
> Thanks. I tried but got the following message:
> /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip failed
> ...and no printing. Interestingly, when I ping the printer with its IP, I
> got response.
After running as root hp-setup, I got a message that additional plugins are
needed for that printer. After installing them all works fine. Thanks.
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