Re: Printing to a Hewlett Packard Jet Direct card
On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 17:57, A. Scott White wrote:
> I am trying to set my Debian box to print to an HP LJ-8000 with a Jet Direct
> card. has anyone ever done this?
Yup, doing exactly this. See below.
> I want the name of the printer to be surgery. Assuming 111.222.333.444 is
> the IP of the Jet Direct card, here is my current setup:
> If I enter the command line:
> lpr -P surgery-text myfile.txt
> lpr -P surgery mypsfile.ps
> I get nothing. If I check lpq, it shows that a job was processed by the
> queue, but nothing comes out of the printer.
> Any ideas? Thanks.
This works, either printing from the Linux (slink) box or from a
multitude of Windoze boxen via samba (with box-stock printer stuff in
# This file was generated by /usr/sbin/magicfilterconfig.
lp|hp8000|HP LaserJet 8000:\
$ grep docketp /etc/hosts
abc.def.37.12 docketp.domain.org docketp
ii lpr 0.48-0.slink2 BSD lpr/lpd line printer spooling system
ii samba 2.0.5a-1 A LanManager like file and printer server fo
ii samba-common 2.0.5a-1 Samba common files used by both the server a
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