Re: TCP/IP printing under Debian
On Mon, 14 Jul 2003 21:04:18 +0200, Andreas Janssen
>Somehow the installation seems to have failed. Please check the status of
>the cups packages:
>dpkg --get-selections | grep cups
>should at least show:
Thank you very much. I finally managed to install the entire cups
package(s), and after some trial-and-failure, it now works.
The trick was to define it as an "AppSocket/JetDirect" printer in the
cups interface, (which I eventually got working,) and use the static
IP-address in the Device URI, like "socket://192.168.0.20:9100/".
It printed a beautiful printer test page.
Thanks to all of you. Someday, I'll take a deeper look at the more
classical printer confguration, too. I tried it, but after a staircase
printout of the /etc/passwd I figured it might be easier after all to
try cups a second time.
By the way, apt-get is one fabulous piece of software. I'm very
Leif Biberg Kristensen
mail to leif at solumslekt dot org