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Old 11-05-2006, 02:10 PM   #1
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lp:error- no default destination available

The printer shows up in /proc/bus/usb/devices and has a driver. I just need to know how to get it to work. I get;

lp:error- no default destination available

I tried and the site has been down all day. It worked yesterday but not now.
Old 11-05-2006, 02:21 PM   #2
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Is it defined in CUPS? The fact that the USB subsystem sees it doesn't necessarily
mean that CUPS knows about it.

Old 11-05-2006, 05:19 PM   #3
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cups it was. For anyone that needs to configure cups and a printer in the future, it can be done from the command line(at least in slack 11) like I did using the web browser lynx;

lynx http://localhost:631/admin

It asks for a user name and password. Im sure any browser will open that address though. From there you have complete administrative control.


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