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Date:      Wed, 20 Jul 2011 18:54:56 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Franci Nabalanci <lumiwa@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: printer - broadband router
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1107201842250.92889@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110720204942.c5639dea.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <201107191654.00887.lumiwa@gmail.com> <alpine.BSF.2.00.1107191908440.84140@wonkity.com> <CAJHU=ooA3-ta5Yx8K_a=wx5Ei1mrjAtHxR9gRjL=BKJa54_TNA@mail.gmail.com> <alpine.BSF.2.00.1107201147590.91735@wonkity.com> <20110720204942.c5639dea.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Polytropon wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:55:02 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wrote:
>> On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Franci Nabalanci wrote:
>>
>>> I am so sorry it was my mistake: the printer is HP Business inkjet 3000.
>>
>> That printer supports PCL and maybe even PostScript.  Make sure it has
>> DNS.  Entries in /etc/hosts should be adequate.  Set it with a fixed IP
>> address or through DHCP.
>>
>> The rest is CUPS, which I don't use.
>
> You don't even have to use CUPS.

Yes, but OP had already installed it.  If CUPS is not a requirement, 
lpr/lpd work very well:
http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/lpdprinting.html



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