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Old 08-08-2003, 10:00 PM   #1
hoot
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printer problems


I am a brand new user of Linux having installed red hat 9 two days ago. I attempted to install an HP deskkjet printer model 3420. I could not get it to work. I asked a friend to help who runs a business using red hat to help. He could not get the printer to work either. Tonight, I borrowed an older deskjet to see whether the trouble was a new printer model. The computer immediately recognized the deskjet 712C printer and installation appeared to be no problem. When I test it however, it prints but so light that I can hardly read it and there is no color.
This printer has not been in use for a while so I cleaned the bottom with no change. Can anybody help?
 
Old 12-02-2003, 01:08 AM   #2
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ME TOO

I am having the same issue. does anyone know how to change this? if it isn't changeable let us know too. thanks.
 
Old 12-02-2003, 09:55 AM   #3
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First see
http://www.linuxprinting.org/piperma...q4/001772.html

now see
http://www.linuxprinting.org/piperma...q4/001773.html
 
  


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