[colug-432] Print to Wireless Printer

Ed Liddle ed at someplaceinohio.net
Thu Dec 16 10:22:33 EST 2010


I am not too familiar with the lexmark printer you are trying to get working.
I did find the following page about lexmark printers that may be of help.

Also a quick search on openprinting.org yeilds  this result

I hope this helps.

-Ed Liddle

On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Thomas W. cranston
<cranston.thomas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Trying to print from my laptop (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) to friends wireless
> Lexmark 7000 printer. He is able to print to wireless printer w/his Mac
> laptop.
> Nothing was happening at first. I could see his printer on the network,
> but it did not show up when I tried to run the troubleshooter.
> I finally figured that CUPS was probably not present, as I did not have
> a printer when I installed Ubuntu and skipped over the printing stuff. I
> then ran sudo apt-get install --reinstall cups. After I print, I get
> message Document printed. Document has been sent to Lexmark 7000 for
> printing, but the printer does not print. Nothing comes out. It does
> print from a Mac laptop though.
> Is the problem that different operating systems are trying to operate
> the printer w/different drivers?
> How do I confirm that a driver is installed?
> If so, how do I determine which driver is installed?
> Tom
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-Ed Liddle

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