In order to administer printers your userid needs to be in the
The web admin interface isn't enabled by default but you can enable it using the GNOME printer settings app.
The recommended driver isn't as good as
HPLaserJet 4L - CUPS + Gutenprint v5.2.10
Slightly peculiar setup using an old LaserJet 4l laser printer with a USB parallel port adaptor.
Using hplip, hplip-cups. Cups won't see the printer until you install hplip, but then it shows up in the "add printer" list as "HP Printer".
Printer connection URL is
HP LaserJet 4L - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.5 (grayscale)
Debian 3.0 a/k/a Woody
I'm using foomatic, lprng.
The Epson Stylus config file appears to be /usr/share/foomatic/db/source/printer/83520.xml
foomatic-configure -n queue1 -c file:/dev/lp0 -p 83520 -d gimp-print
adds an entry in
Debian 2.2 a/k/a Potato
I'm running Debian 2.2 (a.k.a. Potato).
First get the right kernel modules set up - you need parport.o, parport_pc.o and lp.o. I had to add a line to /etc/modutils/arch/i386:
options parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7
and then run
For some reason CUPS had a problem with PAM so I couldn't connect as root so I couldn't add any printers. I think it's because I have something configured to not allow root to login remotely. Not sure how to change that.
and they seem to work great. I think that you need to restart lpd after you're done running apsfilterconfig:
# /etc/init.d/lprng restart
I have an old Epson Stylus Photo which seems to work fine with the "uniprint" drivers.
- 25 Jan 2001
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