kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 64, Issue 21

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat May 15 04:55:10 UTC 2010

Bill vance wrote:
> As for my HP Laserjet 5MP, it worked fine before the upgrade, but now
> all the setup
> stuff tells me that it can't find it, or that it's, "in the dungeon".
> Further, it refuses to allow
> me to pick the parallel port as its interface.  I seem to recall
> others on the list having
> problems getting their HP printers working, too, but its been a
> while.

Did you try

kdesudo hp-setup -i /dev/parport0

to find the parallel port printer? Other than that, if you still have a 
backup of the /etc/cups/ directory from a previous Kubuntu version where 
it worked, you could try with the files from the backup (and don't 
forget to restart cups).


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