HP656C prints blank pages

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 22:54:14 UTC 2005

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 14:28:27 -0800 (PST), John and Grace Lew
<aineverfail at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
> >I'll ask the silly questions first:
> >
> >1) It's plugged in [usb]

> >4) It's configured by using
> >'system-config-printer-gui' as root.
> Yes it is configured with 'Printer configuration'.
> There are 3 queues: deskjet-656c-1; usblp0;
> usb-printing-interface-1.
> The usblp0 is selected as default. I try to do a Test
> ASCII text printout. The printer spits out a blank
> page, and I'm prompted with the question: "Sent ASCII
> text test page
> to 'usblp0' queue.  Does it look okay?". I select No
> and I get the following details:

1.  Did you select the manufacturer and printer model in Printer
Configuration for usblp0 before trying the test print?

2.  Have you tried using the other queues as default?
3.  Why didn't you choose the "deskjet-656c-1" queue?  

Just because your printer is connected via a usb connection does not
mean that cups is not capable of setting up the printer for you.

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