FC4 and FC6 + ethernet printer
cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Sat Dec 30 14:41:00 UTC 2006
On Friday 29 December 2006 19:09, mikkel at infinity-ltd.com wrote:
> Quoting Anne Wilson <cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk>:
> > Most of my printing is done over the lan to an FC4 box. Recently,
> > though, a multi-function device has been added as an ethernet device. In
> > theory I should be able to access it, but I haven't figured out how. Any
> > hints?
> > Anne
> It depends on what the printer supports. You may have to configure it
> the same as a printer attached to a Windows machine, or you may need
> to configure it as a remote lpd sytem print queue. It may also suport
> IPS print services. It may also be a JetDirect compatable device. The
> first thing to do is check the printer documentation and see what it
> supports. You can then configure CUPS to use one of the methods. The
> printer should look like a remote print server of one kind or another
> to other systems on the network.
The device is a Brother DCP-340CW. There didn't seem to be much help in the
User Guide, but it directed me to
http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/index.html which was a pleasant
surprise. There are drivers for LPD.lpr, CUPS, CUPS-wrapper (apparently to
use LPR within CUPS), scanner with xsane and fax-send. I've downloaded the
drivers and FAQs. Now for happy hours trying to get them to work. I'll let
you know how I go on.
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