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How do I check/flush my print queue in Linux? What command is that/what KDE utility? I see where I can manage my printers, but when I hit "Edit Queue", it takes me to my printer driver. I'm trying to set up a printer I've never used before in Linux and am having trouble out of it, possibly from my older driver though. I have set it as default, but I think (even though I hit Apply Settings) that it still has stuff in the older driver that I still have installed alongside the fresh driver. This printer is working in a similar configuration under Windows (properly,anyway), but I do most of my "work" under Linux.
a side note: Has anyone heard any problems out of a driver for a IBM LazerPrinter E (Lexmark 4019)? I am trying to use a Lexmark 4019 LazerPrinter driver under both OS's and have the Windows version working. Where can I find a Linux update? (lemme guess, rpmfind.net? I should be ashamed for asking this. ).
Naturally I found the KDE queue tool (print notification icon) just after I posted this. Why do I keep doing that? Anyway, I appreciate your response. My printer (mentioned) is not working at this time, and I am using the 4019 driver. It's spitting out garbage (cussing at me ), which is why I thought it was using the wrong driver. I have also noticed (under Windows) that there are three diferent drivers for it, and I had to download one to get it working. What's the deal? Will I need to download a new RPM for it?
Let me try that ppd file first though. Anything else I need?
Last edited by lectraplayer; 02-03-2004 at 01:13 PM.
Well, after trying to replace a CUPS generated ppd in /etc/cups/ppd with the downloaded ppd, my printer's still doing the same thing. I did make a backup of the original though. What could be the deal? Does RedHat 9 really use CUPS? ...or has someone heard that it uses something else? How would I know, and if I have several print managers, how would I know which one's handling it?