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Old 04-15-2006, 06:16 PM   #1
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cannot print


Printer: lp1@hebrews 'HP OfficeJet 5500'
Queue: 1 printable job
Server: pid 2256 active
Unspooler: pid 2272 active
Status: attempt 3, sleeping 20 before retry at 07:24:34.789
Rank Owner/ID Pr/Class Job Files Size Time
active(attempt-3) epjh@hebrews+254 A 254 (STDIN) 6176 07:24:23
error epjh@hebrews+849 A 849 ERROR: too many errors


less /etc/printcap
# Entry edited Tue Nov 25 18:11:02 2003 by foomatic-configure.
# Additional configuration atop /etc/foomatic/lpd/lp1.ppd
lp1||HP OfficeJet 5500|:\
:filter_options= --lprng $J $Z /etc/foomatic/lpd/lp1.ppd:\
:lf=/var/log/lp-errs:\
pdfile=/etc/foomatic/lpd/lp1.ppd:\
:sd=/var/spool/lpd/lp1:\
:lp=/dev/usb/lp0:\
:if=/usr/bin/foomatic-rip:\
:sh:\
:force_localhost:\
:mx#0:
 
Old 04-15-2006, 07:39 PM   #2
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Have you installed the HPLIP drivers from HP. If not install them and follow the setup instructions.

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Old 04-15-2006, 08:36 PM   #3
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I didn't want to use a sourceforge download; but rather a debian.
I did sudo apt-get --reinstall install hplip
and still got no printing.
I then did sudo apt-get --reinstall install lprng
with:

hebrews:~$ lpq
Printer: lp1@hebrews 'HP OfficeJet 5500'
Queue: 1 printable job
Server: pid 3991 active
Unspooler: pid 3992 active
Status: cannot open '/dev/usb/lp0' - 'Device or resource busy', attempt 1, sleeping 10 at 20:32:53.649
Rank Owner/ID Pr/Class Job Files Size Time
active epjh@hebrews+989 A 989 (STDIN) 7035 20:32:53
error epjh@hebrews+254 A 254 ERROR: too many errors
 
  


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