Subject: Re: Connecting IP-based printer?
To: Brian Grayson <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/17/2007 13:26:05
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 10:16:23PM -0500, Brian Grayson wrote:
> The documentation with the printer is of course slanted to M$ and
> MacOS, and online I only see stuff about LPRng and Linux, and not Plain
> Ol' Unix.
Does the printer accept TCP connections to port 9100? If it does it
supports HP's Jetdirect and things are easy. You'll just need an
entry like this in "/etc/printcap":
<queue name for your printer>:\
:lp=9100@<hostname of your printer>:\
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/