Re: HP2200d printer
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 10:08:15AM -0200, Michel Loos wrote:
| On Thu, 2001-11-01 at 16:37, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
| > Michel Loos <email@example.com> wrote:
| > >
| > > I would like to crrectly set-up a HP2200D printer,
| > > using lpd and magicfilter.
| > ...
| > > Anyone has any experience with this?
| > This page, http://www.linuxprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=HP-LaserJet_2200, has info on the '2200' model, but makes no mention of a 'd' suffix...
| > Hall
| Read that, should be the same but it needs foomatic which I was unable
| to install celanly while preserving all the funcionalities and ease of
| use of lpd (for networking). I would like to know how (with lpd) how I
| can send the printer commands in order to select the inkdensity and the
| duplex mode.
| I understand that with standard lpd I will probably have to set-up
| several printer queues, but I need to know how to modify the filters in
| order to do this.
I would suggest trying cups and the cupsomatic package (cupsomatic has
a debian package). Cups can be plugged in in place of lpd, and it
also supports many more options in the command line (of lp(r)) so that
a way that you can have a single queue.