Printing with a laserjet 1018

Michael Ross michael.ross at
Tue Mar 4 23:36:53 UTC 2008

Bob Falanga schrieb:
> First of all, thanks to those who have helped me so far.
> I have configured the printer and everything looks OK, but when I do a test
> print the test page goes into the printer queue and stays there for ever.
> The printer doesn't even squeak. First I had to use the print driver for a
> laserjet 1010 as I couldn't kind a driver for the 1018. Second the printer
> does work under the alternate OS.
> Any ideas?

HP printer using CUPS, right?
Try using /usr/local/bin/lpr instead of /usr/bin/lpr.
Same goes for lprm, lpq and friends.
Make sure all your apps do.
Maybe replace /usr/bin/lpr with /usr/local/bin/lpr.
Repeat after installworld.



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