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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
Starting Nmap 4.11 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2007-09-27
21:53 PDT
Interesting ports on
Not shown: 1641 filtered ports, 35 closed ports
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://".
> > $ telnet
> > telnet: could not resolve Name or service not
> > known
> The telnet program expects a space, not a colon, between the address
> and port number.
> e.g.,
> $ telnet 631
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