Help! Cannot print on lfs.....

Craig Colton meerkats at
Mon Jun 23 18:05:54 PDT 2003

On Monday 23 June 2003 11:32 am, you wrote:
> I'd got some problems to get my HP Deskjet 980cxi printer.
> By using the lp commant, a job is spawned but nothing is printed on the
> Printer.
> There are many documents to be printed in the print queue but no paper
> is written.
> a) lpstat -p saids : printer HP980cxi disabled since Jan 01 00:00
>    My question is : How to enable it
> b) By configuring the printer using http://localhost:631 it requests
>    for  a "Device URI"
> 	What value should be in?
> Tanks in advance
> --
> Horacio Ferrero <horace.linux at>

Assuming this printer is connected to your computers parallel or usb port,
you shouldn't get the page asking for a URI. You must have assigned it to some 
network socket. Think you need to go back through the CUPS configuration.
What driver area you using - cups, gimpprint, or hpijs?


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