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I now am at the very last step of configuring my printer (HP Deskjet 6122), which is to run CUPS Printer Configuration. That package actually runs: "http://localhost:631/" however, when I run it, I get the following error page:
Well, I don't think that that is the problem, but I tried your fix, and it still doesn't work. bradley.edu is the network that I am on here at school. I think that it is trying to access a port on the LAN rather than on my computer... Why is the configuration program set up this way, anyway?!
Distribution: RH 6.2, Gen2, Knoppix, 98,2000 + various
its been too long since i used it.
the cups configuration i think uses a port on
your local machine, so you can use a web browser
to configure it, if i remember right. I bet you'll
get a better answer than mine within a few hours.
Problem solved. After tinkering around a bit, I ended up disabling the proxy servers setting in Mozilla, and selected "Direct connection to internet". With that setting, the program launched the correct pages, and I'm a printing madman.
Originally posted by Gveto Problem solved. After tinkering around a bit, I ended up disabling the proxy servers setting in Mozilla, and selected "Direct connection to internet". With that setting, the program launched the correct pages, and I'm a printing madman.
The alternative would have been to
put localhost in the field of hosts that
the proxy shouldn't be used for in mozillas