[ubuntu-za] Printer problems

Wayne Abroue plettpc at gmail.com
Sat May 12 10:24:47 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
> I have been using DHCP auto, should I rather go manual? I'm afraid of losing
> my Internet connection...
> On 12/05/2012 07:23, Lee Sharp wrote:
>> On 05/12/2012 12:02 AM, Jan Greeff wrote:
>>> Lee, Hilton Gibson spent many hours with me last night, 'til I had to
>>> pack up. He pointed out that the common IP address of my
>>> machine and the printer is a problem but we have not found the solution
>>> yet.
>>> Tried to connect direct via USB also, no luck. We are hoping to take it
>>> further shortly.
>> As he probably stated, everything has to have a unique IP address.  If you
>> are statically assigning them, I would change your IP to, and leave
>> the printer on x.x.x.3, and Juanita on x.x.x.1 so everything is separate.
>>  Than you can connect over IP to the printer.
>>            Lee

Hi Guys

Excuse me for jumping in here, this thread sounds  very confusing, I
gather we have eventually discovered the printer is connected via
Network, Great, Firstly, I would enter the printers menu, and change
the address to DHCP, RTFM for it. next do a print out on the printer
to establish the IP it received.

Then from printer configurator on the ubuntu box, enter the ip when
requested to poll that IP, and it will be found,

Wayne A

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