[debian-knoppix] Re: Knoppix Printing?
Knoppix uses 'cups' printing by default - which is very easy to control
thru kde's control panel - I use lprng, because i am old fashioned, and
have other systems set up to access the printer.
Knoppix may have already sniffed out your printer for you - otherwise
just enter the info thru KDE.
One gotcha i found with KDE's printer setup is that it offered me
/dev/lp1 as my lpt port - linux really wants /dev/lp0 if you are
printing to the first parallel port.
Otherwise, cups or lprng are easy to set up with KDE.
I sometimes used to use an english accent to impress gals - but not
often since i got out of hi school. I am the guy who brings the free
books and passes out the tickets for the doorprizes. Also have a
habit of wearing hawaiian shirts when the weather is warmer.
Among cluebies, I am one of the louder proponents of knoppix; best
distro since yggdrasil - although the most used hdd for my laptop
still boots mandrake. (only because it is totally tweaked, and I am too
busy / lazy to replace it)
On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 06:49:42AM -1000, Joe Linux wrote:
> I would eventually like to do a HD install. Actually it runs well off
> the CD, but what about printing. Can you tell me easily or direct me to
> a web location that has information on how to get the printer going? I
> have an HP 870Cse. I'm going out now, it's 6:45 AM HST and I won't be
> back until later today. Knoppix seems to be one of the best Linux
> distributions there is. I'm trying to sort out who is who in the Denver
> group. I got a free Knoppix from a tall guy with a British or
> Australian accent in Denver. Is that you by any chance?
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