Need help getting print server to not print headers

Need help getting print server to not print headers

Post by Bored » Fri, 21 Aug 1998 04:00:00

        I'm using RedHat 5.1 as a print server to print to a number of HP
Laserjets with JetDirect cards. The problem is no matter how I set the 'sh'
option in the /etc/printcap file, it still prints a header page. I have two

1. Has anyone else had this problem.

2. Could it be that I'm improperly setting up the printcap file? It seems that
the only parameter the printer daemon is paying attention to is the IP Address
of the printer. Changing the other parameters doesn't do anything. Could
someone post a working version of their printcap file so I can examine it?

Craig Eaton


1. Help getting printing working to Wireless Print Server/Client

Trying to get printing from Linux to Wireless Print Server working.


PC: Dual boot, WindowsXP(SP2) / OpenSUSE10.2 Linux, connected via
802.11g(D-Link WDA-2310 NA) to Wireless AP (D-Link WBR-2320)

Printer: HP PhotoSmart C3100 connected via USB to a D-Link DP-G310 Wireless
Print Server/Client

When the C3100 was connected directly to the PC, I had no problems printing
from either Linux or WindowsXP and any other PC/laptop in my network could
print as well if I was booted in WindowsXP. Two problems with that scenario:
- spend most of my time in Linux so if someone wants to print, had to reboot
the PC to WindowsXP
- had to have "host" PC turned on all the time just so people can print.

In comes the Wireless Print Server/Client to address the 2 problems. Now the

When the C3100 is connected to the Wireless Print Server/Client, I can print
from any WindowsXP box no problem but I can't seem to get printing to work
when I send a document from Linux. Printer just seems to go to status
printing and sit there, or it keeps going "paused". I'm trying CUPS.

So the question is,

- does anyone have a similar setup working? If so, can you provide me with
your actual configuration information?

Thanks in advance,


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