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Date:      Sat, 12 Jan 2008 22:14:26 -0500
From:      "Bob Falanga" <rfalang.bob@gmail.com>
To:        "Manolis Kiagias" <sonicy@otenet.gr>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: configure printers
Message-ID:  <58d1e8d30801121914l3779e8f8qb2b3ced5d7e55faa@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <4786F95F.4050201@otenet.gr>
References:  <58d1e8d30801101905i2b9ab707w56baf9c8942d2b05@mail.gmail.com> <4786F95F.4050201@otenet.gr>

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I am sorry but I don't know what you are talking about, what/where is
DesktopBSD Package Manager? I don't know what it is or where to find
it.  HELP

Thank you,
Bob Falanga

On 1/11/08, Manolis Kiagias <sonicy@otenet.gr> wrote:
> Bob Falanga wrote:
> > I would like to configure a HP laserjet 1018 USB on freebsd. So far I have
> > had no luck. During the boot cycle I can see the Laserjet 1018 listed as a
> > peripheral (ulpt0 HP LaserJet 1018 address 3 rev 9.00/1.00 iclass 7/1
> using
> > bi directional niods). when I go to settings in the pop-down menu then to
> > printers, change to administrator, freebsd doesn't show any printers
> > connected to the computer.
> >
> > HELP
> >
> > thank you,
> > Bob
> > _______________________________________________
> >
> >
> I happen to have a Laserjet 1015 that works perfectly. I believe they
> are quite similar.
> I suggest you use CUPS to operate this. A quick guide specific to
> FreeBSD can be found in DesktopBSD's site here:
>
> http://desktopbsd.net/wiki/doku.php?id=doc:printing
>
> Install all the ports mentioned (you may have some already installed
> and  others will be pulled as dependencies) and then follow the rest of
> the instructions for setting device permissions and so on. You will have
> the printer running in no time.
>
> Manolis
>



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