USB printer discovery
twaugh at redhat.com
Mon Nov 14 11:03:48 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-11-13 at 23:13 +0100, antonio montagnani wrote:
> I have an USB laser printer (Samsung ML-1610): should it be discovered
> by Fedora? how long does it take the discovery process??
> Manual set-up work flawlessly.
In general, USB printers should be discovered and automatically
configured in Fedora. It can take up to a couple of minutes to do this.
The reason it is slow is that the foomatic printer driver database takes
a very long time to load (but work is in the pipeline to speed this up).
For the Samsung ML-1610 specifically however, there is no driver we can
ship which drives it.
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