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Old 01-28-2005, 03:02 PM   #1
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Cannot install HP Laserjet 4L Printer on Slackware 10... plz help

Well ... I have really troubles gettin' my printer to work on SLACKWARE 10. Its on the parallel port ... so I do

root@mx:/home/sys7em# modprobe parport_pc
root@mx:/home/sys7em# modprobe lp
root@mx:/home/sys7em# modprobe parport

Then I do:

root@mx:/home/sys7em# lpinfo -v
network socket
network http
network ipp
network lpd
direct scsi
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp0
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp1
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp2
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp3
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp4
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp5
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp6
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp7
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp8
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp9
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp10
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp11
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp12
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp13
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp14
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp15
network smb

As you can see .... here come the troubles there aren't any paralel devices shown ...however I go to http://localhost:631 ... And I add my printer ...That's almost imposible becasue ... when the time comes to tell where the printer is.. (It's Device URI) there aren't any paralel devices shown .... And I don't know what to select ...

What should I do .. plz Help

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