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Old 12-06-2009, 02:28 AM   #1
Paul Denize
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Linux Printing


This is my first question.
I have only been using Ubuntu 8.04, 9.04 and now 9.10. I love the new Ubuntu 9.10 version. The hardest thing with Linux for me was setting up my USB Brother 150c printer after getting the drivers from Brother.com.
I know that some Linux communities are assisting Google with Chrome OS. I was wondering how the USB printer issue would be solved. Would local USB printers will be turned into "network" Chrome printers with drivers supplied via Google? Or would there be some web plug and play system similar to the way printer drivers work with Windows 7?
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Old 12-06-2009, 04:30 AM   #2
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If you have the drivers, printers usually appear on /dev/usb/lp0. Switch on the printer, then plug it into a port, give it a few seconds and type dmesg |tail to see what the kernel noticed.
 
  


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