Fedora 18 network printer setup
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.
> 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...)
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