Install USB Printer on FreeBSD

David J Brooks daeg at
Sat Feb 25 01:40:13 PST 2006

On Saturday 25 February 2006 03:23, Alin Tuhut wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying with no luck setting up a an USB Xerox Phaser 3116 printer
> on FreeBSD 6.0
> I have installed and enabled CUPS and from the CUPS web admin area I
> have added the printer as USB Printer #1.
> When I try to print a test page the printer makes a normal noise like it
> is trying to get paper but it does not print. Just stops.
> If I try to print a file nothing happens.
> As far as I know the printer knows Postcript but in CUPS I could only
> choose "RAW" when it asked about the driver.
> What should I do?

Do you have ghostscript properly installed and configured? 

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