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Old 02-18-2009, 02:49 AM   #1
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Unhappy firefox printer


Good Morning

I am not able to print a file from within Firefox.
If i go to file - print No printer list is available.

I am using the firefox version 3.0.5.

I did set the default printer from the start menu - control center - pheriperals - it gives printer list and i selected the default printer.


but i am not able to print from firefox brower.


Waiting for the reply

Thanks and regards
 
Old 02-18-2009, 03:03 AM   #2
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Does your printer print correctly from other applications? Does it have a name? I'm a bit concerned about "default printer". Is that what you call your printer? For example mine is: HL_1230. Does the "Print Preview" work correctly? What distro are you using?
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:07 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply.

1)Does your printer print correctly from other applications?
yes

2) Does it have a name?
yes its dell8787

I am using rehat linux version 4.7.

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Old 02-18-2009, 05:32 AM   #4
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So for some reason FFx is not seeing the printer. What desktop environment are you using? and does the dell8787 show up in your desktop's printer manager?
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Old 02-18-2009, 05:41 AM   #5
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I am using kde3.3 desktop.

I see the printer dell8787 if i go to start menu - control center - pheriperals - it gives printer list and i can see their.

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Old 02-18-2009, 05:46 AM   #6
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That's a rather old version of kde. I'm running 3.5.9. For starters you might want to upgrade you kde and see if the problem persists. Firefox normally sees the system printers that are set automatically. At the moment the kde version is the only possible cause that I can think of but maybe other people will have better ideas.
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Old 03-23-2009, 11:01 AM   #7
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Unhappy

I tried by upgrading the KDE but still the same problem.

Can any one please help me out.

Thanks and Regards
Rehan
 
Old 03-24-2009, 01:33 AM   #8
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I tried by upgrading the KDE but still the same problem.

Can any one please help me out.

Thanks and Regards
Rehan
You installed your printer with KDE's Print Manager? You are using cups?
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