El mar, 25-09-2007 a las 21:33 -0500, Mike McCarty escribió: [snip of something I can't help with] > > She can't associate multiple queues with a single printer, > but there is already another thread about that. There is > currently no work around, but there is hope that using the > CUPS I/F directly may work. Let us know when you try this out. I have several instances of each printer created in cups each one with different configuration (grayscale, color, color high quality) and it works great. Using gnome. > > So far, she's unable to get her printer to full functionality. > I kludged up a printer description which sorta works, but > not fully. It's an HP, but I don't at present recall the > exact model number. It is a combined Printer/FAX/Scanner. > So far, it just prints either in greyscale or color, depending > on how we've edited queue at the moment. We can't select different > print quality, color/greyscale, or any other options except by > editing the one queue associated with it. It is also supposed > to be able to read and print camera memory sticks, but that > only works in stand-alone mode, with no way to get the info > from the printer to the computer. Supposedly, this works > with THE OTHER OS, though that is unverified. Anyway, at > present it's running with my kludgy edit of another printer > description file, not one from Debian, and just as a simple > printer, it can't even do a realign. None of the other > functions are currently usable. Does she have the hplip package installed? It includes an app called hp-toolbox which let's you do all the tasks you would do with the hp-director in WS (i.e. the cartridge cleaning/realignment, see how loaded the cartridges are, etc) > > Another issue which has never been posted: She installed more > memory. She had 512 MB RAM, and now has 1.5 Gig. Unfortunately, > Debian seems only to recognize just under 1.0 Gig. I haven't > looked on the web for a fix for that, so I haven't posted > here. Part of the reason I haven't gone searching for a > solution, is that her reaction to that was to purchase a copy > of Windows XP. apt-get install linux-image-686-bigmem > > She's sorta impulsive, sometimes. > > Partly, she also wants access to a disc which was formatted > by Windows NT, and which she considers she has no access to > at present. (Not quite true, but I try not to argue with her > very much. It is true that she has some apps on there which > won't run under Debian.) ntfs-3g if it is ntfs. > > I dunno how much progress will be made, even if I can make > everything work by Saturday evening. She seems kinda to have > made up her mind. I have, um, limited influence over her > behavior. :-) Well, the windows' been bought already... -- Gabriel Parrondo GNU/Linux User #404138 GnuPG Public Key ID: BED7BF43 JID: firstname.lastname@example.org "The only difference between theory and practice is that, in theory, there's no difference between theory and practice."
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