usb printer

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Sep 19 02:29:52 UTC 2009

On 09/18/2009 03:34 PM, ssc1478 wrote:
> I have an HP printer with both a parallel port and a usb port.  I'm
> using usb because my eee box doesn't have a parallel port.
> I can add the printer to ubuntu (9.04), ubuntu says its ready, but
> when I try to print the status remains processing.  When I unplug the
> usb cable the status will change to pending, and once I plug it back
> in the status changes to processing.  It never actually goes to the
> printer though.
> Any ideas where I should look for the problem?

Yes. Provide the exact printer details + what you have done to install
the printer.

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