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Re: [SLE] TCP Printer not working in Suse 9.3
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 18:48:21 -0400
  • Message-id: <1120430901.24154.32.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 12:05 -0700, Art Fore wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 15:27 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 14:10 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> >
> > Go to k-menu(bottom left green button)-->Utilities-->Printing-->Printing
> > Manager
> >
> > At the bottom click on the Administrator Mode button and enter root's
> > password.
> > Highlight the printer by single clicking on it. Then click on the
> > properties tab. Next click on the interface tab on the left. Report back
> > as to what the interface is, the full text as shown.
> > You either have it set as a paralell printer or have the IP/port set
> > wrong.
> >
> >
> Printer type: Network Printer
> URI: socket:192.168.0.31:9100
>
> This is the setting from YAST. I also enabled port 9100 on the firewall.
>
That would be correct for a HP JetDirect. You might try deleting the
printer and add it using the Printing Manager, it has always served me
well. Also double check the driver and try a different one as a test.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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