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Old 10-29-2002, 08:32 PM   #1
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printer problem

I have an hp deskjet 960c install under redhat 8.0
I know the configuration went well, but when I try to ptrint a test page this is the error message I get.

/usr/bin/lpr -p "hp" #1 /tmp/kde-kafnir/kdeprint-3vldy 34
get_local_host: localhost ip address not available

kafnir is my username
Old 11-01-2002, 03:04 PM   #2
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have you checked your /etc/hosts file

post the output of ifconfig -a
vi /etc/hosts

(you should find a line like): localhost localhost.localdomain

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