[HP printing] Re: question from ed

Samuel Murphy samuel.murphy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 19:27:31 GMT 2009

> Have also installed my Canon MP830 all in one and my HP laser Jet 4 Plus
> from my windows box onto my Ubuntu and can printer from both. (With the
> HPLJ I had to do some digging but found the trick was to use the "HP
> LaserJet 4 Plus Foomatic/ljet4" driver)

Getting remote printing from ubuntu to xp was a tad frustrating until
I ran on to this post:


What worked for me is in Windows XP to go to Control Panel -> Printers
and Faxes -> "printer" -> Properties
The go to Ports and uncheck Enable bidirectional support.

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