Fedora 18 network printer setup

Tim Waugh twaugh at redhat.com
Wed Mar 27 09:44:29 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 01:41 -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> I have a Brother DCP-7065dn printer scanner connected to my LAN.
> Sadly, it requires a proprietary driver.  I've installed that.
> <http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/index.html>
> I asked the System Settings: Printers to set it up (add the printer).
> The SS:P found the printer (so it must have found its IP address) and
> added it.  But the SS:P was only willing to configure it with the IP
> Address "localhost".  Not surprisingly, printing didn't work.
> I even tried telling SS:P the printer's IP address, but it ignored
> that and used localhost.

That's odd.  What output does this command give?:

su -c 'lpinfo -l -v'

(I'm hoping it lists the network printer there...)


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 482 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/users/attachments/20130327/d21f5469/attachment.sig>

More information about the users mailing list