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Old 07-12-2006, 09:09 AM   #1
fenixbrd
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Network printer - HPJetDirect - DEBIAN 3.1r2


Hi, i'm trying to be able to print to my network printer. I have a station with DEBIAN 3.1r2 (O/S) and a printer that own an ethernet card with an IP addres..

I'm make sure the eth is up.. i use PING command to test my IP address... and is OK.

I install the CUPS packages and I have acces to my (http)
localhost:631 <-- where I ADD a printer...
BUT all of my test pages persist with a CANCELLED Status.


I Try different configurtion methods - socked, ipp and
have no clue why this problem occurs.

What i'm doing wrong??? thanks anticipated for any response..
 
Old 07-13-2006, 02:40 AM   #2
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you should be using something like this for an HP networked printer in Cups
socket://ipaddress:9100
Are you using the correct driver?
Sometimes if you do not find the exact driver in cups there is normal a generic driver that should atleast be able to print a text file.

Check http://www.linuxprinting.org/ they also sometimes have ppd files that you can import into CUPS.

Cheers

Last edited by Butterbroetchen; 07-13-2006 at 02:41 AM.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 12:57 PM   #3
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ThNks

Hi... thanks!.. the problem goes yesterday I just reinstall the cupsys, cupsys-client, cupsys-bsd PACKAGES <-- I dont's know why - but, was all ... my test pages was sent and printed sucessfully.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 02:52 PM   #4
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Glad it worked out for you
 
  


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