Re: Trying to get a network printer HP LaserJet (tm) 2100tn to print from debian
Thanks for the pointers. It helped. The http://localhost:631 gets
Had to log in as printer admin which I have been using root login-id.
I went through the pages and it allowed me to choose vendor Hewlett-
Then choose HP2100 (there wasn't a HP2100TN network printer) and
then choose drive and I chose HP2100+gutenprint.
The webpage reads "connection to the server at localhost:631."
Looks like cups died when adding a printer:
$ ps auxww | egrep cups
user 9994 0.0 0.0 1760 552 ttyp0 S+ 22:12 0:00 grep -E
Printer is still there:
$ nmap 192.168.1.5
Starting Nmap 4.11 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2007-09-27
Interesting ports on 192.168.1.5:
Not shown: 1641 filtered ports, 35 closed ports
PORT STATE SERVICE
21/tcp open ftp
23/tcp open telnet
80/tcp open http
515/tcp open printer
Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 32.968 seconds
Printer still working for windows but not for linux.
When it installed on windows it gave it a name beginning with IPP.
Anybody got any other things I can debug or try to type?
David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Sep 26, 2007, at 3:41 PM, J wrote:
> > Trying to get a network printer HP LaserJet (tm) 2100tn to print from
> > debian that I got for free.
> > Any how, KDE's add printer cannot scan and find the printer???
> > So, I can't add it. Should I try to add it as
> > and IPP printer or other type?
> For HP printers, I usually use the "socket" method of printing.
> (Sometimes called "raw socket" or "Jetdirect.") Pretty much every
> network-capable HP printer supports it and it's easy to configure.
> If you can't get KDE's add printer to work, try pointing a web
> browser at http://localhost:631/ and setting it up using CUPS's web
> interface. The URL you'll want to give CUPS is "socket://192.168.1.5".
> > $ telnet 192.168.1.5:631
> > telnet: could not resolve 192.168.1.5:631/telnet: Name or service not
> > known
> The telnet program expects a space, not a colon, between the address
> and port number.
> $ telnet 192.168.1.5 631
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