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Old 09-01-2012, 03:38 AM   #1
jrholder
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Question how to setup system to print on brothers hl2270-w and hp d4160. Please details!


Need a line by line instruction set on how to setup both a HP Deskjet
D4160 injet printer and a Brothers HL2270w printer. Something of a step by step guide. Im using an acer aspire 4330 runing Ubuntu 11.10 OS
 
Old 09-01-2012, 03:47 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum!!

Have you tried installing the printers using the Ubuntu-supplied utility? (somewhere in your menus)

The other method (which I prefer) is the generic CUPS admin page. In a browser, simply type "localhost:631". If the printer is connected and turned on, then it should automatically be detected when selecting the "add printer" option.
 
Old 09-01-2012, 05:14 AM   #3
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Hi:

This HP website might be of good use to you.

HP's phone number for support is: 1-800-474-6836

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...product=501857

And for the Brother printer I found:
http://www.brother-usa.com/support/

When I had Ubuntu I found printing in Sys> Admin> Printing

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