Re: Parallel Printer Port Problem
* Jeffrey S. Coppock <firstname.lastname@example.org> [010106 15:32]:
> Jo, et al;
> I tried the echo redirect below and was told 'permission denied', so I
> tried it as root and it worked, the printer printed the message.
> I chmod 0666 /dev/lp0 and it worked without su.
Don't do this. The /dev/lp? devices are 0660 by default, with group
"lp"; you only need to add the user who need to use the printer
to the "lp" group (this work too for another devices: group "floppy" for
floppys, "dialout" for serial, ...).
> lp|dj952c|HP Deskjet 952C:\
Try using /dev/lp1, and see if this help.