printing to a HP Deskjet 812C printer

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Jul 27 21:23:13 UTC 2011

On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Warren Block wrote:

> A Deskjet 812C should be a parallel printer, with device /dev/lpt0.  Are you 
> using a USB to parallel adapter?

Cancel that, an 812C has both parallel and USB.  Make sure only the USB 
cable is connected, I suspect those printers don't have auto port 
switching.  When the printer is connected and powered on, /dev/ulpt0 and 
/dev/unlpt0 should appear.

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