USB Printer Install help needed

Tim Waugh twaugh at
Fri Jun 18 16:03:29 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 10:41 -0500, Smith, Herb wrote:
> I have a Xerox Phaser 6130 printer.  It does not seem to be recognized
> by my F13 install (fully updated on a Dell Dimension desktop).  I can
> go to Admin -> Printing, but the only options are printer port or
> serial port.  I could also specify a URI, but I do not know what the
> URI specification for the printer should be.  Usb://..something, but I
> don't know how to determine the "something" part.

Is the printer actually switched on at that point?

The way this is meant to work is that the printer is *already shown* in
the list of available devices when you go to add a queue.

If that isn't working for you, check whether 'lsusb' shows the device.


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