Re: KDE, CUPS and USB printer
Am Freitag 01 Juli 2005 23:23 schrieb Michael Schuerig:
> On Friday 01 July 2005 22:53, Stephen Cormier wrote:
> > On July 1, 2005 04:52 pm, Michael Schuerig wrote:
> > > I'm trying to install a USB printer (Brother HL 2030) for use with
> > > CUPS. The KDE (3.4.1) part of this is that I'm trying to add the
> > > printer using the printer wizard.
> > I found a couple of pages that may be of help.
> Thanks for pointing them out. I think I've seen some of them already,
> but for the time being, it seems, I'm still stuck at a lower level.
Well, I got the very same printer today and it works like a charm, so lets sum
up what I did:
- plug in the printer
- power it on
- hotplug did all the usb stuff
- tried to install a generic driver, which lead to the "empty pages" problem
- installed the lpd driver from Brother
- installed the cups wrapper from Brother
- followed the instruction, which is basically going to localhost:631 and
adding the printer by hand, because it didn't work automagically. I guess
(but haven't tried it) that at this point the printer will be even on the
list inside the control center.
- printed a test page
Hope this helps,
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