Wireless printing

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 04:22:14 UTC 2013

On 16/06/2013 11:27, Phil wrote:
> Thank you for reading this.
> I'd like to set up a printer wireless network connection. It was a
> simple task to add the printer to an Ethernet connection, so if all else
> fails I do have a network connected printer.
> It wasn't until after I got the printer working wirelessly under Windows
> that Kubuntu was able to detect the printer and this is the connection
> that was assigned:
> dnssd://HP%20LaserJet%20100%20colorMFP%20M175nw%20(7B433F)._ipp._tcp.local/
> However, when I attempt to print something the system is unable to find
> the printer. If I then attempt to add a new printer again the printer is
> not found until I power the printer down and then back up again. A
> connection is again assigned but the printer is again not found after a
> test print has been attempted.
> Should the connection include the IP address? I have a fixed wireless
> address for the printer.
I would try printing to an ip address, that works for me with a wireless 
HP printer (2 actually, one laserjet and one multifunction inkjet). I 
sometimes have to do the "power off/on" with the laserjet but there is 
no pattern to when that happens.

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