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Old 09-10-2012, 12:53 AM   #1
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Location of a printer in the Linux operating system


Hello I would like to know what are the steps to locating a printer that has been installed on the Linux OS
 
Old 09-10-2012, 01:19 AM   #2
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Hi,

what do you mean by "locating a printer"?

Also, I'm not familiar with "installing a printer". Generally on linux systems you enable printing to a specific printer by configuring cups.

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Old 09-10-2012, 09:45 PM   #3
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We could likely help you more if you told us what distro of Linux and what make/model of printer.

Here's a good introduction to classic command line Linux printing: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Printing-Usage-HOWTO-2.html

There are a number of useful links on the front page of this site: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/colla...s/openprinting

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One possible FIRST step: Open a browser and enter "localhost:631"
 
  


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