Re: Printing Problems-SOLVED
I, John_Hammac@ridgenet.net, also want to set up my Exson Stylus Color 600.
How did you get it going. And yes I would like the script. thanks John
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale Morris" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 5:20 AM
Subject: Re: Printing Problems-SOLVED
> I was able to get this working with a script that one of the list members
> supplied me with. If you need it please email me and I will send it to
> Dale Morris [email@example.com] wrote:
> > I've been installing debian most all day, so I'm probably missing
> > really obvious here, but I'm having a real problem with the printer
> > How do I get printing setup correctly in debian? I have installed lprng
> > magic filter but I can't get it to print. I have also tried printtool,
> > that doesn't work either. And of course apsfilter.
> > My printer is an Epson Stylus Color 600. I've set it up to print at
> > on plain paper. Does anyone have a working printcap file for this
> > that they will send to me?
> > I want to be able to print using the command lp so I can print messages
> > mutt or slrn, Here's what I get when I try to print a simple text file:
> > dlm@lymond:~/writing$ lp quills
> > request id is dlm@lymond+525
> > ..at this point nothing happens.. so I issue lpq command
> > dlm@lymond:~/writing$ lpq
> > Printer: lp@lymond 'Epson Stylus Color'
> > Queue: no printable jobs in queue
> > Status: removing job 'dlm@lymond+525' - ABORT at 20:13:55.027
> > Filter_status: lp is ready and printing
> > Printing used to be quite easy to setup using printtool, but it doesn't
> > for me now..
> > any help on this one is greatly appreciated.
> > I've attached a copy of my existing printcap file..
> > thanks
> > dale
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> > # @(#)etc.printcap 5.2 (Berkeley) 5/5/88
> > #
> > # This file was generated by /usr/sbin/magicfilterconfig.
> > #
> > lp|lp|Epson Stylus Color:\
> > :lp=/dev/lp0:sd=/var/spool/lpd/lp:\
> > :sh:pw#80:pl#66:px#1440:mx#0:\
> > :if=/etc/magicfilter/StylusColor-600@720dp-filter:\
> > :af=/var/log/lp-acct:lf=/var/log/lp-errs:
> "You are entitled to your actions...not the results"
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