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Old 08-11-2004, 11:18 AM   #1
anders_ant
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CUPS: prints test page, can't print otherwise


Hi, I recently installed Slackware 9.1 with kernel version 2.4.22. I am using CUPS for my spooling software and setup was a snap. My HP LaserJet 4L is well supported.

Using the CUPS web interface (http://localhost:636/admin), I added my HP printer and called it laserjet. Setup was simple and I can print a test page, but I cannot print anything else. I am not sure why this is and I have tried both lpr and lp. Can someone help me troubleshoot this problem?

I am not sure how to begin looking into this, but here is /etc/printcap:

Code:
# This file was automatically generated by cupsd(8) from the
# /etc/cups/printers.conf file.  All changes to this file
# will be lost.
laserjet|HP LaserJet 4L:rm=tanderso:rp=laserjet:
I know that Slackware uses LPRng as the default spooler and I still have this installed. From what I have gathered LPRng and CUPS do not cooperate with one another. Maybe the problem is related to this. Again, I am not completely sure.

Thanks in advance for the help.
 
Old 08-11-2004, 11:31 AM   #2
anders_ant
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I just realized there is already a thread just down the block which addresses my problem specifically. Sorry to clog up the forum like that.
 
  


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