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Re: KDE, CUPS and USB printer

On Friday 01 July 2005 22:05, Lawrence Williams wrote:
> Hello,
> Normally if you are using a recent kernel ( anything newer than say
> 2.4.20 ), simply installing hotplug ( and udev, though it isn't
> necessary ) should be all you need. It will pickup the printer and
> load the needed modules ( usblp and stuff ).
> Here's what to do.
> 1) Install hotplug, cups and the gimp-print printer info files ( good
> for high-quality printing )
> apt-get install hotplug cupsys cupsys-client cupsys-driver-gimpprint
> 2) Restart ( reboot ) your computer
> 3) Try the KDE Printer Wizard again.

That's what I've already done, except for udev I have all the packages 
installed already. CUPS printing works with another printer attached to 
the serial port.

lsusb doesn't list any external device, just

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

From what you wrote I got the understanding that the KDE Printer Wizard 
would have found the printer if the device had been there. Is that 


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