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Old 06-13-2005, 07:37 AM   #1
SharpyWarpy
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Printer worked in 10.0, won't in LE 2005


I had my Lexmark ( yeah, I know ) printer working with Mandrake 10.0 but it won' t work in LE 2005 ( 10.2 ). This is a fresh install, not an upgrade. I'm using the same z600 drivers, z600cups-1.0-1.i386.rpm and z600llpddk-2.0-1.i386.rpm and cups. I used KaddPrinter Wizard. It won't make a sound, not even a grunt. "ps ax" doesn't show any activity. Do I need to install the cups package from 10.0 to get this to work? I would have tried that already but I checked the dependencies and it looks like a pretty big can of worms. Thanks.
 
Old 06-14-2005, 04:32 PM   #2
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Could be the KaddPrinter Wizard is not much of a wizard after all try;
http://localhost:631 and do administration tasks, log in as root, and add a new printer
what happens?

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Old 06-21-2005, 05:59 AM   #3
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Well, I did the right thing and got an Epson printer. It's a CX4600 and works great.
 
  


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