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Old 09-14-2005, 12:57 AM   #1
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kdeprint test print not working


hi!

i was able to add a printer using either the kdeprint or web but when i try to test print, nothing happens.

i also issue the console command lpstat -p -d and showed that the printer installed is idle and ready for printing.

here's my machine info:

bayanihanlinux (a redhat8 filipino version)
kernel 2.6.8.xxx
hp deskjet 3845

any help

tnx

btw, i tried to print using cups

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Old 09-14-2005, 02:51 AM   #2
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Is the device actually in /dev?
 
Old 09-14-2005, 04:10 AM   #3
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you mean if a printer file is in the folder /dev?

i can see the printer model in the usb:/dev/ during installation in kdeprint module which is the one i selected
 
Old 09-14-2005, 07:20 PM   #4
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tnx!

w8, in the Local Lort Lelection section of the add printer wizard, when i click the port where the printer is detected, the URI box displayed "usb://3745". shouldn't it be /dev/usb... or something? i think this is where im having problem.

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Old 09-14-2005, 07:26 PM   #5
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shhhhhhhhhhhh i never said this but CUPS is easier
 
  


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