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BlueGum

Joined: 04 Nov 2007
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PostPosted: Wed 14 Nov 2007, 07:50    Post subject:  Unable to print
Subject description: 3.01 CUPS broken?
 

I'm running 3.01 and would like to print to a networked Brother MFC 7420 on my wife's XP, but I read on this forum that CUPS is broken in this distro of puppy. Linneighborhood works fine but of course I can't print from there.

Can anyone tell me how to get around this? As a beginner I'd welcome a simple explanation.

TIA
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tmartin14

Joined: 20 Jan 2008
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PostPosted: Sun 20 Jan 2008, 16:52    Post subject: Same Problm here...  

Has anyone been able to resolve this? I have the exact same situation and have not yet been able to get this to work.

- WindowsXP server with a printer (shared in Windows).
- Can mount the shared drives, but not any of the printers.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Ordo

Joined: 15 Jan 2008
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PostPosted: Tue 29 Jan 2008, 06:12    Post subject:  

I'm having the same problem... I can access my windows machines using linneigborhood, but I cannot mount the printer, nor can I get cups to print *to* the printer on my windows machine. I'm having the same problem with my puppy 2.15 and puppy 3.01.

One of the forum threads mentioned downloading the Samba 3.0.25b: smb file and print server via the package manager, but there IS no Samba-related packages *available* through package manager, at least not on mine... so I can't even experiment with that method Confused
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MU


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Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Tue 29 Jan 2008, 10:37    Post subject:  

you can find some samba-packages here:
http://dotpups.de/puppy3/dotpups/Network/
http://dotpups.de/dotpups/Network/
Mark
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Anita

Joined: 23 Mar 2008
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PostPosted: Sun 23 Mar 2008, 18:55    Post subject:  problemprinting
Subject description: Lexmark Z730
 

Hello:
I have been on this computer for 2 days trying to get my printer to work. I have a Lexmark Z730. Can someone walk me thru it in laymens terms? I am not too smart with this. I have tried everything. I even put my installation cd in to try that and it did nothing.
PLEASE HELP ME Embarassed
I would appreciate any help with this.
Thank you,
Anita
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muggins

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Mar 2008, 19:56    Post subject:  

Anita,

According to openprinting.org:



Quote:
Lexmark Z730
Color inkjet printer, max. 4800x1200 dpi, this is a Paperweight


Lexmark only have drivers available for windows. You should fire off a complaint email to Lexmark, asking why they don't release a linux driver. Other than that, use it with windows, wait for some kind, clever, soul to reverse engineer the linux driver...or buy a linux friendly printer.
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Anita

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PostPosted: Mon 24 Mar 2008, 12:14    Post subject:  unable to print
Subject description: lexmark Z730
 

Muggins:
Thank you for letting me know this. That is a shame. Thank you so much for the info. I really appreciate it.

Anita Surprised




muggins wrote:
Anita,

According to openprinting.org:



Quote:
Lexmark Z730
Color inkjet printer, max. 4800x1200 dpi, this is a Paperweight


Lexmark only have drivers available for windows. You should fire off a complaint email to Lexmark, asking why they don't release a linux driver. Other than that, use it with windows, wait for some kind, clever, soul to reverse engineer the linux driver...or buy a linux friendly printer.
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