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Old 06-02-2005, 06:33 PM   #1
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SLAX-Live CD: Problem with installing HP Deskjet 890C Printer

SLAX-Live CD- Problem with installing HP Deskjet 890C Printer

Error Control Center: Unable to find the Postscript driver.

I tried to install the printer HP Deskjet 890-C as follows:

- Control Center
- Printers
- Print system currently used: LPR/LPRng Print system
- Add Printer Wizard (KDE Print)
- Backend selection: (Local printer, parallel, serial, USB)
- Local port selection: - Parallel Port #1 (parallel /dev/lp0)
- Printer Model selection: PostScript drive

Here an ERROR MESSAGE shows up:

Unable to find the PostScript driver

- Manufacturer of printer: NO RESPONSE, unable to input anything
- Model :


My computer: AMD Athlon 64 , Processor 1.93 Mhz., Desktop
RAM 512 MB
Hard drive: Seagate 160 MB
I tried to install the HP Deskjet 890C as a local printer.

Your help would be very much appreciated.

Old 06-04-2005, 03:03 AM   #2
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Try changing the current Print system:
Print system currently used: LPR/LPRng Print system

to CUPS or Generic UNIX



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