Re: Printer Question
Do you have terminal access?
Meaning... do you have X?
therefore you can install printtool.....its a .deb package
(downloadable from debian site)
If you haven't tried printtool... give it a go...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Wagnon" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 9:51 PM
Subject: Printer Question
> Hi all,
> Trying to get my printer working but having some problems with it. I
> used to have an HP Laserjet 6L which I had working on an earlier
> Debian Potato installation. Now I have a new installation and a new
> printer. My printer is an Epson Stylus Color 880. Still running
> Anyway, I have lprng, gs-aladdin, and magicfilter installed as I did
> on my previous installation. The device that the printer is showing up
> as has seemed to have moved on me. It's now on /dev/lp0 (was lp1).
> After configuring my printcap with magicfilgerconfig, I get this when
> I print a file:
> Printer: lp@mordor 'esc880'
> Queue: no printable jobs in queue
> Status: job 'mwagnon@mordor+386' removed at 21:41:46.427
> Filter_status: lp is ready and printing
> Anyone know what this message means besides the obvious? I am also
> unable to send a filer directly to the printer with cat. I would do a
> backflip if I could just get garbage to issue from my printer, but it
> doesn't seem to want to cooperate.
> Any ideas? I've seen several posts on printer issues over the last
> week or two. However, they, nor what I could glean from the archives
> seemed to improve my predicament.
> Thanks in advance for any advice.
> Mark Wagnon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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