problem printing on Canon mp250

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Aug 2 21:21:55 UTC 2012

On 08/02/2012 10:57 AM, Steve Flynn wrote:
> On 2 August 2012 15:53, G. <pegngaryubuntu at> wrote:
>> Everything was working fine until I tried to print today.  The printer
>> flashes to show it is receiving a signal from the computer but then
>> nothing prints.  I tried removing and reinstalling the printer to no
>> avail.  I can not find anything in google so far that matches this
>> problem.  I reinstalled the drivers also to no avail.  Ubuntu 12.04 on
>> a Samsung NC 110.
> does the printer produce a test page? I don't mean one fed into it
> from Ubuntu - I mean a stock test page produced by the printer itself.
> If not, then the problem is with the printer itself. If it does
> produce output, start looking at the driving machine.

Unplug the printer and plug it back in. It should start wheezing and 
herky-jerking, like a steam calliope, to print out a test page. Mine 
died the week it went out of warranty. HP said I should have paid more. 
<swears> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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