parrallel port printer

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at
Sun Jul 31 12:08:18 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-31 at 10:50 +0100, David Andrew wrote:
> I cannot print and it appears that ubuntu has not recognised my
> parallel port - it says printer not connected - I checked my ports
> with lpinfo - v and there is no reference to lp0.  What do I need to
> do?
> -- 
> David Andrew <david at>

See if "sudo modprobe lp" helps.  If it does and you want to make it
automatic every time you start your system, do:
        sudo sh -c "echo lp >>/etc/modules"
(note there are two '>>'.)


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