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Old 06-16-2006, 12:52 AM   #1
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USB printer CanonS100SP installation problem

my printer was having a problem at the time of installation itself. it was working very slowly. i called a local expert . now its not working. i went thru the installation myself again.
i ran the printer configuration from the start menu. in the queue the printer was detected dev/usb/lp0 Canon S100SP.when i pressed forward button it was asked to select the printer model(why this question already the printer was detected??) i selected it as canon S100 (there was no S100SP in the database).
when i gave for a test print an error message came
There was a problem in sending CUPS test page to 'printer'
Get_local_host: 'localhost' IP address not available!
again if the print manager is clicked following message appears
No printers found. Run the printer configuration tool?
Old 06-16-2006, 01:07 AM   #2
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Check your /etc/hosts file, it should have a line " localhost". If it doesn't - you may add it. This will make 'localhost' IP available.



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