[ubuntu-za] Printer problems

Jan Greeff jan at verslank.net
Thu May 3 16:17:50 UTC 2012

Thanks Robin, but never heard of Samba, am using hplip.

On 03/05/2012 18:12, Robin Bownes wrote:
> On 05/03/2012 06:05 PM, Jan Greeff wrote:
>> My HP 6313 all-in-one has been running well for some time, but has 
>> now lost contact with my Precise 12.02. I have reinstalled hplip via 
>> terminal, tried to reinstall printers but it looks as if there is 
>> conflict somewhere. The printer icon in the top toolbar shows three 
>> printers and the start/printers shows connected to Localhost (my 
>> network) but no printers installed. TheHP toolbar also shows no 
>> printers installed and does not pick it up when I try to install.
>> Any ideas on where I should go from here?
>> Jan
> I noticed when I upgraded to 12.04 that Samba didn't re-install 
> automatically. Don't know if you're printing via Samba, but if you 
> are, this could be the problem. I also installed my Canon drivers, 
> etc. and then wondered why I couldn't see my printer on the network. 
> Installing Samba solved the problem.
> Robin

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