Printing with a laserjet 1018

punosevac at punosevac at
Wed Mar 5 01:15:03 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?
That printer uses foo2zjs driver. It doesn't matter if you are going to use
CUPS or LPD. That is reversed eng driver so YMMV.

> 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.
> Michael
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