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Old 01-28-2015, 10:16 PM   #1
aWanderer
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Need help printing from Windows 8.1 to Linux


I have tried my best to read and understand the various tutorials on the web for IPP printing to Linux but so far there hasn't been a single groan emitted from my HP LaserJet 1020. The distros I use are Manjaro and SolydX, both in Xfce. When in Windows 8 I specify the URI as:

http://(IP address):631/printers/HP-LaserJet-1020

I get my print server's IP address using the command 'ip addr'. Also I have never been able to share any files over the network.

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Old 01-29-2015, 12:26 AM   #2
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All right I solved the problem by using Linux Mint 17 instead of SolydXK. For some reason it detected the printer just fine in Windows 8. I'm still a little weirded out about IPP not working - oh well.
 
  


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