[lug] Postscript Printer setup

Lee Woodworth blug-mail at duboulder.com
Wed Aug 15 08:56:50 MDT 2007

Steve Sullivan wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed an HP 2605dn printer on a USB port on Suse 10.2.  HP
> claims this printer understands postcript, but it doesn't work.  Yet
> when I hook it up to a Win XP box via USB the printer works fine.
> But when I use it from Suse via USB, no luck.  When I try to print a
> test page from the Suse configurator the printer light blinks,
> indicating it's receiving data, but no page is printed.  Similarly,
> when I "lp test.ps" the green light blinks, but no page is printed.

Find out what print spooler you are using (probably cups), then
check the spooler's logs (might be in /var/log/cups/....).

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