Breezy print probs and others
squareyes at internode.on.net
Sat Nov 12 22:36:18 UTC 2005
having many problems with Breezy.
Printer setup is strange,
If I boot with printer (HP 1100 laserjet)
switched off, adding new printer doesn't find it, and starts on
Parallel Port #1 (Cannon) selecting Parallel port #1 and setting up
results in paper feeding nonstop when I try to print anything.
The only way to stop it is to turn printer off and re-boot.
If I turn printer on before booting, on setting up new printer it
shows in the Printer Port box, "hp_no_device found" continuing setup
using this results in printer doing nothing, selecting "Parallel Port#1"
and setting up results in continuous paper feeding requiring a re-boot.
It appears to find the printer and not find it at the same time.
I had no problems with Hoary, found it set it up and it just worked.
Have the drivers for this printer been changed, or do I need to install
anything else? Could my install CD be faulty, as other problems are
occurring that I wouldn't expect in a later version of Ubuntu.
Synaptic freezing and losing some of the page, usually corrects itself
No sound on mpg's (totem-xine), wmv's are OK, cd player plays OK.
Firefox behaving erratically
Log Out freezes often, loses the panel, top and bottom, and freezes.
Is there any way I can use the Hoary CD to go back to Hoary, am on dial
up, and would like to avoid long sessions downloading software, ties up
Any suggestions welcome, thanks,
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