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Old 11-23-2011, 06:40 AM   #1
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Printer doesn't work on localhost but works on networking

I am working on Fedora 13. the problem is that on 2nd computer i have a windows installed and a printer canon lbp2900b. when I share this printer through networking the printer is working fine but when i install this printer directly on the linux system the printer is detected shows it's online but the print doesn't come out.
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This printer is listed as a "Paper Weight" on

Did a google search, Canon does provide some help. See this link.


Read all the information. You have to install ghostscript on the system first. That should be available through your package manager.

Hope this helps.


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