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Old 04-01-2004, 07:51 PM   #1
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USB Lexmark Printer Not Working


I thought I had it working, I press print test page.... nothing prints out? What's up with that?

CUPS is installed... using it... Lexmark is my only printer, set as default. Any help is greatly appreciated!

TIA! :-)
 
Old 04-01-2004, 07:58 PM   #2
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So your printing a test page from CUPS? Is the right port set, also whats the ppd file look like ( under /etc/cups/ppd/myprinter.ppd ).
 
Old 04-01-2004, 10:20 PM   #3
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Lexmarks are useless under Linux... don't take my word on it.

Check out this LinuxPrinting.org page.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 02:17 AM   #4
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Lexmark used to be "useless" under Linux. There new models do have "drivers" created by lexmarks. I have also got some old models working but i admit if you are unlucky it's crap.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 02:41 AM   #5
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Under cups, please switch on your printer and plug in to the usb port before switching on the computer

OR

as root,
go to /etc/rc.d
and ./rc.cups restart

lpstat -v before and after
 
Old 04-02-2004, 02:44 AM   #6
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by what i mean lpstat -v before and after you should be able to see whether the printer is detected by CUPS
 
Old 04-02-2004, 06:07 AM   #7
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Code:
# lpstat -v
device for LEXMARKZ22: usb://Lexmark/Z22-Z32
Ok so it's showing up (all I did was type lpstat -v the first time... didn't edit anything)
 
Old 04-02-2004, 06:24 AM   #8
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Code:
A print error occurred. Error message received from system:

cupsdoprint -P 'tmpprinter_bAn6NpBS' -J 'KDE Print Test' -H 'localhost:631' -U 'root' -o '
 multiple-document-handling=separate-documents-uncollated-copies 
orientation-requested=3' '/opt/kde/share/apps/kdeprint/testprint.ps' : execution failed with 
message:

server-error-not-accepting-jobs
That's when I try to print a test page. When setting the printer up it asks me for username and password, I try my normal one and it don't work, then I try root with the root password, and it still says:

Code:
Authentication failed (user name=root) Do you want to retry?
:-\
 
Old 04-03-2004, 07:00 AM   #9
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Trying login as root and use the browser to configure your printer.

Can you tell me what steps did you take to set up CUPS?
 
  


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