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Old 05-12-2003, 12:51 AM   #1
shahriars
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Unhappy HP DeskJet 3320 USB, RH7.3, samba, network share, blank pages


Dear Gurus

I have a RH7.3 system which had been working fine with Canon LPT Printers (bubblejet). Now I am trying to use a better (!) printer, HP DeskJet 3320 USB, which is recognised and installed by my kernel 2.4.18-27.7.x, and it can be installed in my Win9x systems that talks to the server via samba. But when I try printing, it prints only blank pages. I am using lpd, and there is no way I can try CUPS. Can anybody please suggest me what I can do?

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Old 10-09-2003, 06:45 PM   #2
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Yeah check to see if your ink cartridge isn't empty and i'm not being fecicious either
 
Old 10-23-2003, 10:22 AM   #3
shahriar
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Cool I am overwhelmed

by the benevolene of your response.

I know it is a forum for new and old bees alike, but don't you suppose that the question resembles a minimal level of efficiency in indicating the problem?

but true, I can always check to make sure that the ink cartridges are filled up.

lol.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 01:43 PM   #4
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Oh my other suggestion is that you download the PPD file for postscript printing, off linuxprinting.org. I setup my printer using it. Cups is definetly a very good way to go.
 
  


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