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Old 11-21-2003, 06:25 PM   #1
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Driver for HP LaserJet 2300L ?


I have HP LaserJet 2300L printer. HP officially supports this series of printer. The HP documentation says that Red Hat 6.1 or higher is supported. I want to use this printer with Red Hat 8.

When I add the printer and want to chose the driver. The Red Hat 8.0 doesn't have a driver for the model. What driver should I choose?


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Old 11-21-2003, 06:42 PM   #2
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I don't know if you have checked here, but this is where i get all of my printer drivers.

http://www.linuxprinting.org/show_pr...-LaserJet_2300

That link is for you.

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Old 11-22-2003, 04:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link. But what driver I should use for this printer?

This printer has 2 trays and I want to print one job to tray #1 and second job to tray number 2. How that can be done?

Thanks for help
 
Old 11-22-2003, 06:03 PM   #4
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I would just configure the printer through "cups" the printer should respond automatically. If it asks for a driver while configuring, then grab "http://www.linuxprinting.org/ppd-o-matic.cgi?driver=Postscript&printer=HP-LaserJet_2300&show=0
But it should connect and work automatically. Then you can go through cups-->printer config to configure the paper trays.

Might work.
 
Old 11-24-2003, 07:29 AM   #5
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What command I should use to print through CUPS?
 
Old 11-24-2003, 04:50 PM   #6
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do "printconf-gui"

Go through the motions and pick the exact driver or set the printer to use "postscript". If simple stuff like that doesn't work....do a Goggle search. This stuff has pretty much been documented like a million times over on the net and probably in these forums. :-))
 
Old 12-01-2003, 06:01 PM   #7
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Thanks for your help guys.

Printer works now.
 
  


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