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Old 10-16-2008, 02:39 PM   #1
Old Goat
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Printer installation help- CUPS


I´m new to Puppy 4.00 and trying to install a HP laserjet 111 with the CUPS installer. What do I enter for Device URI?
The printer page says ¨unable to locate printer: hostname- unknown host.
The device URI is shown as socket:// hostname.
At the end of the CUPS installer it says server-error-internal-error.
I thank you in advance for any help.

Daniel
 
Old 10-16-2008, 05:00 PM   #2
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You may have tried this but if not:-

a) put http://localhost:631 into address bar (takes you to CUPS)
b) access admin. tab
c) add printer - there will be a list of printers and models from a dropdown menu; yours should appear automatically (make sure your printer is connect and turned on)
d) you will be asked for user id and password. I think the Puppy user ID is puppy (if not try root) and the password is woofwoof (try a Firefox search if these are not correct)
e) best of luck!
 
Old 10-16-2008, 08:49 PM   #3
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OK it is working now. I needed to set the device to parallel port #1 instead of the first option that appeared.
Thank you kwgarner!

Daniel
 
  


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