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Any hope of help? or suggestions?

"K. Matthew Victor" wrote:

> "K. Matthew Victor" wrote:
> > Please give me a hand straightening this muddle up.
> > I need to figure out how to get the printer daemon back up and working.
> > (1): Storm Linux 2000- upgraded with Debian 2.2r2 from CD-ROMs from Mr
> > "O's Linux  using apt-get  -cdrom to build the sources.list (this went
> > very smoothly, and I've been running it for 3+ weeks).
> > (2): I have to change my printer driver for a new HP1220cse DeskJet- so
> > I first used printtool which worked to print the test pages, but did not
> > update /etc/printcap. So I tried to use the Storm SAS which does not
> > list the HP1220, therefore I attempted to use the HP1000 color@600dpi..
> > It started to print garbage on 30+ sheets.
> > (3): Since I could not remember the kill command for the printer spool
> > que I issued lpq as root. It definitely stopped the show!!
> > (4): Several reboots later, issuing lpq status as user returns "no
> > daemon present". Though a look at the scrolling status as boot up
> > proceeds  shows "starting lpd    done".
> > (5): Attempting to print a file at the command line : less
> > /var/log/dmesg |lpr   (lpr: connect: Connection refused   jobs qued ,
> > but cannot start daemon.
> > (6): My old printer is no longer avail. to me (reassigned to a different
> > facility), it was an HP LaserJet 1100.
> > Thank you in advance. K. Matthew Victor
> PS. lpc start does not do the trick.
> I'll root around the Running Linux book and snoop around in the man pages a
> bit.
> tia, K. Matthew Victor.

I sure could use some suggestions here. Is it possible that I accidently
removed the local print daemon? TIA, Matt

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