[Pkg-cups-devel] Bug#624366: Bug#624366: Bug#624366: Bug#624366: Hello?
cjdl01 at brokensolstice.com
Tue Dec 6 21:55:20 UTC 2011
I'm so sorry this took so long. A lot has been happening for me, and
it has just been crazy. I have tested this, though it is not a true
apples-apples comparison, since there was an update to cups in lenny.
I tested this with an HP Laserjet 2015, and it works as expected.
Though so many variables changed, I don't know what it is attributable
to. For example, I'm not using either of the two printers that
brought up this whole issue for me, and the afore mentioned cups
Anyway, I appreciate your efforts on this matter. I guess we should
call this one closed.
Quoting Jeff Licquia <licquia at debian.org>:
> On 08/26/2011 02:48 PM, Jeff Licquia wrote:
>> As it turns out, I find myself serving a printer from squeeze, and with
>> a Window 7 VM I haven't set up printing for. I'll try to get some time
>> to try setting up printing.
> And I've now done this successfully, with no issues. If you're
> still having problems, we're going to need to get more details on
> how you add your printer and why it's not working.
> Here's the procedure I used. Server: Debian squeeze i386, cups
> 1.4.4-7. Client: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit running under KVM on
> Ubuntu 11.10. The printer otherwise works on a mixed Debian/Ubuntu
> network, with all clients able to autodiscover the printer.
> - On the server, use w3m to navigate to localhost:631.
> - Choose "Add Printer/Class". On the next screen, pick the local
> printer, and select "Continue". Proceed through the options and set
> as appropriate until you get to where it asks for the printer make
> and model.
> - For the make, select "Raw". The model should get set up
> automatically to "Raw queue".
> - Finish up with the new printer wizard. Don't print a test page
> (since it would obviously not work right).
> - On the client, click the Windows logo, then "Control Panel".
> - Select "Devices", then "Add printer".
> - Select "Network printer".
> - Interrupt the printer search, and tell Windows your option isn't listed.
> - For the printer location, give it the URL for the printer. This
> will look something like... http://server:631/printers/myprinter-raw
> - Windows tries to connect to the printer, and eventually asks you
> for the make and model of the printer. Select the appropriate ones.
> - Print a test page.
> Hope that helps.
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