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Re: pb with Printing using CUPS v1.1.x and lpd LaserJet1100

On (07/09/05 19:26), Jean-Louis Crouzet wrote:
> Clive Menzies wrote:
> >On (07/09/05 18:14), Jean-Louis Crouzet wrote:
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>not sure this is the proper NG but I couldn't find any CUPS related NG 
> >>so far...
> >>
> >>I do have a strange issue with my wrong configuration for sure!
> >>
> >>I have a printer (HP LaserJet1100) connected to my SMC7404WBRA printer 
> >>connector. The only working way I get something on the printer was
> >>CUPS by using KDE print manager from utilities menu, selecting Remote 
> >>LPD queue with the IP of the router (mine was, then the
> >>name of the queue (LPT1).
> >>Following the wizard I selected the proper printer I guess here some 
> >>extract from the  content of the file named 
> >>HPLaserJet1100(CUPSv1.1.x).ppd in /etc/cups/ppd :
> >
> >
> >FWIW I've never managed to setup printing using the KDE print manager;
> >I've found the CUPS web interface much more reliable.
> >
> >In your browser address bar type:
> >
> >http://localhost:631/admin
> >
> >which will take you to a GUI setup for printers
> >
> >You will either need to log in as root ro add yourself to the lpadmin
> >group.
> >
> >Regards
> >
> >Clive
> >
> Thanks. OK I will give tomorrow a second try via the working 
> http://localhost:631/admin interface. But what's puzzle me is the fact 
> that printed page under installation was the only one working...

One thought, could it be that the test page is printed as root but
ordinary users can't run cups?



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