FC2 printer question.
linxt at comcast.net
Mon Oct 4 21:33:23 UTC 2004
On Monday 04 October 2004 13:58, Robert Cahn wrote:
> I'm trying to configure an old Canon bj-200ex printer. When I use
> system-config-printer and specify Locally-connected printer the ap can't
> see the printer which is attached to the parallel port. Eventually I
> specify /dev/lp0 (or /dev/parport0) by handand continue with the
> installation but I'm unable to print to the printer. Is there any way of
> testing that the port is working at a very low level before I spend more
> time with the installation? I tried cat fil.nam >/dev/lp0 but that didn't
> Robert Cahn
> Gipsy Trail Club
> Carmel, NY 10512
> 845-225-0265, 917-312-3409 (cell)
> rcahn at ieee.org
Check out this site for possible information.
They don't show any bj-200ex but plain bj-200 may work.
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