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Old 03-18-2003, 04:13 PM   #1
sugrbratt
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help...pleeeeeeeeeeeez!


can sumone pleeeeez tell me how ta install a printer driver, i'm so new at this, i kno i sound like a dumass but sumone please help, getting so frustrated if u can help...use baby steps...please, exact commands and everything. thanx
 
Old 03-18-2003, 04:29 PM   #2
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Some info. What distro? What software do you have installed. I suggest install cups and use the online setup. Open a web browser and enter http://localhost:631. This will invoke cups setup. All downhill from there.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 04:35 PM   #3
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What printer are you trying to install? Also the subject "Help Please" isn't very informative.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 04:39 PM   #4
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Well, as cage suggested:
Give us a little more information:
Distribution?
Brand/Model of printer?

Cheers,
Tink

P.S.: Using the sites spell-checker would
greatly improve the readability of your posts
and the image you leave in readers minds :}
 
Old 03-18-2003, 05:35 PM   #5
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usb epson stylus c42ux printer

printer: usb epson stylus c42ux
distro: redhat 7.1
problem: cannot figure out how to install the driver, have read and read and read and read a bunch of crap that duzn't work, obviously it's something i'm doing wrong so that's why i need someone to mimic how they would do it so i can try.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 05:41 PM   #6
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Dunno about the usb part but try my previous suggestion. Do you have CUPS installed? If not try it. Otherwise with Red Hat try printtool.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 05:47 PM   #7
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p.s. if i forget to include my distro info in the post next time, it resides, everyone's, in the prof, any actual help would be much appreciated =) and sorry if i don't kno the best way to go about wording my post, as u can see i'm a NEWBIE, and tinkster, what exactly is the importance of this - P.S.: Using the sites spell-checker would
greatly improve the readability of your posts
and the image you leave in readers minds :} what image am i leaving u with?
 
Old 03-18-2003, 05:50 PM   #8
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ok i'll try CUPS
 
Old 03-18-2003, 06:02 PM   #9
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Re: help...pleeeeeeeeeeeez!

Quote:
tinkster, what exactly is the importance of this - P.S.: Using the sites spell-checker would
greatly improve the readability of your posts
and the image you leave in readers minds :} what image am i leaving u with?
I'll let you answer that one in your own words...

Quote:
Originally posted by sugrbratt
i kno i sound like a dumass
I admit that the image is not of too much
importance for you. However, I feel more
inclined to expand on problem solutions
if I can assume that the recipient of the
advice will be able to understand me.

How to ask questions the smart way / write in clear, ...,
a link that some of the mods find essential.

Cheers,
Tink ;)
 
  


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