Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of AddingPrinter


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Timestamp:
10/02/06 14:08:57 (13 years ago)
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joshuadf
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    1717 * Print a test page
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    19 /!\ The older HP printers usually work faster with a PCL driver than with a
     19Note: The older HP printers usually work faster with a PCL driver than with a
    2020PCL6 or PS driver.
    2121
    2222== To add a HP network printer to your Red Hat Enterprise workstation: ==
    2323
    24 /!\ The Red Hat printer configuration and spooler uses CUPS (Common Unix Printing System),
    25 so make sure System->Services has `cupsd` and `cups-config-daemon` activated. If you have
    26 trouble with a CUPS printer, you can go to http://localhost:631 and click on "Manage Printers"
    27 (log on as root) and investigate through the CUPS web interface. A common problem is a
    28 "Stopped" printer.
     24The Red Hat printer configuration and spooler uses CUPS (Common Unix Printing System),
     25so make sure System->Services has `cupsd` and `cups-config-daemon` activated.
    2926
    3027 * Go to Other->Printing and enter the administrative password, or `sudo /usr/sbin/printconf-gui`
     
    3431 * Choose the printer manufacturer (''HP'') and type (''Laser``Jet 4000'') and click Next
    3532 * Print a test page
     33
     34If CUPS gets confused, it will sometimes silently stop a print queue; after you fix the
     35problem such as a paper jam, use `cupsenable laserjet4k` to start it. CUPS has a web interface
     36at http://localhost:631, but unfortunately you have to log on as root to use it.