Re: cups in squeeze with ethernet postscript printer
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Russell L. Harris
> I have made repeated attempts without success to use the web interface
> (localhost:631) to install a PostScript printer with HP JetDirect
> interface in the lan. My computer is an i386 running Squeeze.
Can you give some more details? Which PPD are you using, HPLIP or Gutenprint?
> The web interface of CUPSYS worked nicely in Etch and Lenny, but in
> Squeeze in appears to be broken.
I can check on this tomorrow when I get in to work, but I have an old
HP LaserJet 8000 that I was able to install through the web interface
with lynx with the Gutenprint driver.
> Moreover, a few days ago I was able to print the CUPS test page, and I
> discovered that the lovely, detailed test page which I saw in Etch has
> been replaced by an ugly, crude test page. Could this be an
> indication that CUPS somehow is being sabotaged, in order to
> discourage Linux and to promote the MacOS?
I tend to go with cock up over conspiracy, like the spurious 'File not
found: /System/Library/blahblahblah' messages in my error log, but I
have to admit I wasn't very happy about Apple buying ESP.