Ryan Coleman editor at
Thu Dec 8 17:03:20 UTC 2011

I keep getting garbage text when I connect to my Lanier here at work… an LD520C.

I used to be able to print to it but never in color… not the end of the world but I want to be able to print to it again.

On Dec 8, 2011, at 10:59 AM, Patrick Mahan wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
>> questions at] On Behalf Of Ryan Coleman
>> Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2011 8:41 AM
>> To: FreeBSD Questions
>> Subject: CUPS and IPP/JD/LPD
>> I have a printer that doesn't support IPP. The leasing agency wants to
>> charge me $1400 to "install" the Postcript driver on it but I'm looking at
>> another solution, if possible: CUPS.
>> I have a MacBook and we have a number of iOS devices around the office here
>> that people would love to be able to print from... but AirPrint requires an
>> IPP-compatible printer.
>> Is there a way to convert or translate IPP to either LPD or JetDirect?
>> --
>> Ryan
> Ryan,
> I use JetDirect with my Apple devices.  I print to a HP OfficeJet 7310 all-in-one
> with no problems.
> I had and older HP Color inkjet (930?) that was hooked up for a while to a Fedora
> Core box that was using LPD that worked as well.
> Patrick
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Patrick Mahan
> Lead Technical Kernel Engineer
> Adara Networks
> Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are solely the responsibility of the author and are not to be
> construed as an official opinion of Adara Networks.

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