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Re: HP Laserjet 1200 series (print copy scan) problem

-- Jan Krupa <krupa@alpha.sggw.waw.pl> wrote
(on Thursday, 21 November 2002, 06:19 PM +0100):
> I have installed Debian 3.0 (woody) on PC Pentium IV.
> I cannot get HP Laserjet 1200 series (print copy scan) working.
> I installed lpd (parallel printer support), lprng.
> I then run magicfilterconfig choose ljet4 filter, devise: /dev/lp0
> (tried also /dev/lp1, /dev/lp2) and I cannot print anything.
>  It works under W2k (on the same machine).
Are you sure you connected it to the parallel port, and not the USB
port? Most of these print/copy/scan combos are USB, so you'll need the
appropriate usb tools. Once the connection is taken care of, rerun
magicfilterconfig and give it the new USB device path (usually something
like /dev/usb/lp0 or something like that -- you may need to run
/dev/MAKEDEV after you've got the usb modules running). 

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

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