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Old 05-03-2009, 04:35 PM   #1
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Printer problem


I'm out of ideas to try after almost 3 weeks of this problem. I have windows xp computer that prints to a HP laserjet 1012 printer attached to ubuntu. It prints blank pages in all cases. I use the driver that came with the printer.

Here's my /etc/samba/smb.conf on unbuntu

workgroup = WORKGROUP

[global]
printcap name = cups
printing = cups
security = share

[printers]
browseable = yes
printable = yes
public = yes
create mode = 0700
guest only = yes
use client driver = yes
path = /tmp

and I also have cups configured

Any suggestion(s) would be appreciated, thank you.

note: it used to work really well, not sure what I changed, upgrades, etc.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 01:46 PM   #2
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I had 'certain prints' blocked for weeks (on Kubuntu Hardy) until I simply uninstalled the printer and reinstalled it ('as much from scratch as possible') and all became normal as before (some upgrade ... ?) -- but you have probably tried that already...
 
Old 05-04-2009, 02:03 PM   #3
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I had 'certain prints' blocked for weeks (on Kubuntu Hardy) until I simply uninstalled the printer and reinstalled it ('as much from scratch as possible') and all became normal as before (some upgrade ... ?) -- but you have probably tried that already...
yes I tried re-installing the printer drivers, printer icon and power cycling the printer as well, still doesn't work, I suspect its something to do with samba or cups
 
Old 05-04-2009, 02:12 PM   #4
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I believed it was something in the driver--cups interaction that was hooked off by some upgrade, and to be clear: I didn't just re-install the printer driver but really purged that old printer and started installation over again. Hope you'll find a solution!
 
Old 05-05-2009, 08:30 AM   #5
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Please configure cups using your GUI mode.

Please check the printer driver for your printer.

www.linuxprinting.org

http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...-printing.html
 
  


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