[colug-432] Print to Wireless Printer
Thomas W. cranston
cranston.thomas at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 12:01:19 EST 2010
On 12/16/2010 09:22 AM, Ed Liddle wrote:
> 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
>> 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?
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Will there be a problem if I go to several places, each w/a different
wireless printer requiring different drivers?
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