keithclark at k-wbookworm.com
Sat Jul 26 16:38:06 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Keith Clark wrote:
>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 22:52 -0400, Keith Clark wrote:
>>>> All I wanted to do is install a printer and an adapter!
>>>> I have no issues learning all of this, and one day I will, but for now
>>>> I just want my printer to work and all of the drivers are in source
>>>> code. What a pita this is!
>>> I very much doubt that you have to compile anything to get a printer to
>>> work. What printer model do you have and what did you try so far to make
>>> it work? Where did you get that idea that you'd have to compile a
>>> driver? Where did you download the source code for that?
>>> In general, it helps to tell the mailing list what you are trying to
>>> achieve: describe the goal, not the step:
>> It's a Star TSP600 Thermal Receipt Printer via Cable Unlimited USB 2.0
>> to RS232 Serial Adapter
> Your the only person in the WORLD that has this printer. Get ready
> to write code for Ubuntu or windows. That USB to RS232 can be a real
> problem too. Many of them are VERY poor.
> Ubuntu has software for almost any of the common printers we all
> use. To drive a special Receipt Printer would be beyond the scope.
In cups it appears that there is a driver for this printer. I think the
problem is the adapter.
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