Printer Problems

Printer Problems

Post by Tim Smi » Sun, 10 Apr 1994 19:37:59


    I'm having a problem with /dev/lp1. If I try to send anything to it I get
and error stating there is no such device, yet I see it in my /dev directory.
What gives?

- Tim Smith
- Linux Newbie  


1. Printer problem, lpr: lp: unknown printer

I have problem printing from my printer the,
error read as  lpr: lp: unknown printer.

I have specified my HP laserjet 4/5/6 series during installation.

In /etc/conf.modules also found :

    alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc

What seem to be the problem ?

How to  reinstall this printer ?

Any help will be appreciated.



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