Re: Printing on a networked HP Printer

Subject: Re: Printing on a networked HP Printer
From: Vanja Bucic (vanjab@UDel.Edu)
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 20:29:56 MST

Could you send me your printcap file, mine is just not working.
(I compiled and installed the latest version of LPRng).
It looks like everything is fine, but the printer does not print.


On Thursday, February 22, 2001, at 04:16 PM, Iain Stevenson wrote:

> Vanja,
> I'd check out the LPRng page ( LPRng works much better for
> me than the standard lpr. With a bit of luck you'll find your printer and
> installation instructions in the documentation.
> The chap who developed LPRng is also extremely helpful. When I hit
> difficulties he helped me sort out a solution within a couple of days.
> Iain
> on 22/2/01 9:07 pm, Vanja Bucic at vanjab@UDel.Edu wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just bought a brand new HP LaserJet 4050TN printer, with double sided
> > printing capability. It has RJ45 network port, and it works in a standalone
> > mode. All the macintoshes detect it automatically through AppleTalk, but I am
> > sure it supports other kinds of communication.
> > How do I use it from Linux? Once upon a time, I managed to get an old
> > LaserWriter working under YellowDog, but it is all hazy now. Plus, this is HP
> > with many more options and modes. How do I access this printer and use it's
> > full capabilities?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > I have standard 1.2.1 Installation, with netatalk package (which does not
> > work!).

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