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Old 11-25-2004, 01:34 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 10, Open BSD 3.6, Mac OS 10.3.7, Splack 10 beta
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CUPS Command Line

lpinfo -v:

network socket
network http
network ipp
network lpd
direct scsi
serial serial:/dev/ttyS0?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS1?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS2?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS3?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS4?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS5?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS6?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS7?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS8?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS9?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS10?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS11?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS12?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS13?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS14?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS15?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS16?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS17?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS18?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS19?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS20?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS21?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS22?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS23?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS24?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS25?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS26?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS27?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS28?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS29?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS30?baud=115200
serial serial:/dev/ttyS31?baud=115200
direct usb://3650
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp1
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp2
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp3
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp4
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp5
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp6
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp7
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp8
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp9
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp10
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp11
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp12
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp13
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp14
direct usb:/dev/usb/lp15
network smb

lpadmin -p Deskjet -E -v /dev/usb/lp0 -m deskjet.ppd:
lpadmin: add-printer (set device) failed: client-error-not-possible

This is the example from the CUPS documentation. I have no idea why this wont' work. I can add it through the webpage but i want to add it through the command line. THe Model Number if HP Deskjet 3650
Old 11-25-2004, 03:26 PM   #2
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I figured it out. It has to be usb:/dev/usb/lp0


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