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Re: printer setuo

MOving this back to the list where it belongs.

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 04:00:37PM +0000, bobsetch@comcast.net wrote:
> I could not find hplip under tools

the program is hp-toolbox, included as part of the hplip package which
is, I believe, installed by default in etch. 

Can you please address the other questions below? 

Were you able to get at the printer through the web interface? What

Which printer are you using? 


> -------------- Original message -------------- 
> From: Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com> 
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> From: Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com>
> Subject:    Re: printer setuo
> On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 02:14:38PM +0000, bobsetch@comcast.net wrote:
> > I'm new to linux and have etch installed with gnome and things seem to be ok but I can't get my printer installed. I've gone to desktop, admin., printing, new printer and etch recognized the hp printer and I selected finish. I then right clicked on the printer, selected pref. and made it my default printer. I then tried to print a test page but nothing printed. I checked the cue and status indicated stopped.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> have you tried "starting" the printer directly through the cups
> interface? point your web browser to http://localhost:631 which is the
> cups web interface. It gives you much more control over the printing
> system than the gnome front-end.
> Also, what printer are you using? You claim to be using an hp printer,
> and if so try the HPLIP Toolbox as a way to see what's going on. You
> can find it under Applications -> Debian -> Apps -> Tools -> HPLIP
> toolbox.
> A

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