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Old 09-21-2003, 10:02 AM   #1
timmy toad
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how do i install a printer ???


its OK i've done it now, it's easy really, i wasnt looking in the right place for starters. thanks



another typical NEWBIE question, i have been using Windows for much too long, Plug and Play obviously hasnt been heard of in Linux, I dont mind that at all. but i have two printers at my disposal i would like one of them to work in Linux , an Epson 750 colur and a Hewlett Packard 840c

tim



ps. they are both USB/Parrallel which is easiest ?

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Old 09-21-2003, 11:14 AM   #2
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In a browser, type:

localhost:631

and set up your printer.

And plug n' play works fine in Linux.
 
Old 09-21-2003, 11:26 AM   #3
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cheers mate, thats fantastic, it seems there are many different ways of doing the same thing !!!!

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