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Old 04-29-2007, 08:27 PM   #1
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Need help with Printer

Samsung ML-1210, Slack 11, KDE 3.5
Was working before I updated slack to 11.
I tried to setup the printer using localhost:631 in a browser, it seemed like it worked but when I try a test page the printer starts up but nothing prints but cups history shows that both test pages printed.
It will only try to print as root.
When I try to enter my username and password at the cups dialog box in a browser to add or modify the printer, the dialog box just flashes and reappears with both fields blank.
How do I check to make sure the users have permisssions to print?


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Old 04-30-2007, 01:37 PM   #2
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I couldn't print with cups until I'd specified my printer as default, even though it's the only printer I have. I don't know if that helps.
Old 04-30-2007, 01:58 PM   #3
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"Was working before I updated slack to 11." I'm assuming you compiled slack 11 against your earlier version, and you're using cups. As root, try "chmod a+x /etc/rc.d/rc.cups", then "cupsd". Then try your localhost routine.
Old 05-01-2007, 10:02 PM   #4
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I got it to work by DLing the driver and then screwing around until it worked...


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