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Old 07-04-2007, 01:22 PM   #1
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'Printer Models' section of CUPS printer setup blank.


I know my printer works with Linux, and it is detected.
However, when I come to choosing the printer model, the models selector (that I would choose the manufacturer and model from) is blank.

I am thinking that, either I don't have the drivers installed, or it hasn't detected them.
Is this what has happened, and if so how can I solve it?
(I've not needed my printer yet, so I'm in no big hurry to get this fixed. )
 
Old 07-04-2007, 01:24 PM   #2
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Had same problem.

I had to remove cups and re-install it and that got my printer list back on mine. Gluck .
 
Old 07-04-2007, 01:43 PM   #3
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I've un-installed CUPS, re-installed it. No luck.
I purged it. Re-installed CUPS. No luck.

/* urge to scream... rising... */

EDIT: I've now got a short list of printer drivers. Unfortunately, non for my printer. I know there should be one here... (ML-2010)

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Old 07-04-2007, 01:51 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by hacker supreme
I know my printer works with Linux, and it is detected.
However, when I come to choosing the printer model, the models selector (that I would choose the manufacturer and model from) is blank.

I am thinking that, either I don't have the drivers installed, or it hasn't detected them.
Is this what has happened, and if so how can I solve it?
(I've not needed my printer yet, so I'm in no big hurry to get this fixed. )
Did the foomatic-filters-ppds package get installed?
 
Old 07-04-2007, 01:58 PM   #5
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...

/* opens terminal window. */
*tappity tap*

OHFERPETESSAKE!!!

*ahem*

No, they didn't.

It all works now.
Thank-you so much for helping me!

/* Is there a lot of sunspot activity or something? I'm usually slightly more intelligent than this... */
 
  


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