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Old 09-21-2003, 04:49 AM   #1
Pedroski
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Printers and cups


I am slowly getting the idea that all things in Linux need a config file. Regarding my printer: Can anyone tell me which files need to be amended to use an Epson CX42UX under Suse 8.2. I have /etc/cups, which is a link to /SUSE/etc/cups. There is a file cupsd.config, but every line has a # in front, which means, I think that the line will be ignored.

Can anyone tell me specifically what files I need to amend, other than cupsd.config? Maybe with examples.
Yast2 recognizes my printer as such, but has a problem with the printer server cupsdn saving it says

cups(File)DoRequest error: client-error-not authorized
 
Old 10-05-2003, 06:50 PM   #2
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Printing help

I have used this site with success - they have a lot of help getting printing to work: drivers, how-to's, etc. Good luck!

http://www.linuxprinting.org/

Paul
 
  


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