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Cups in general..
Authored by: Chas on Aug 26, '02 01:01:56AM

I need some general help and setup instructions on CUPS, it's totally undocumented on the Mac. I compiled and tested early CUPS releases that worked only through the command line, trying to get my Epson 1520 to work, with only partial success. Now the web-based admin is a vast improvement, and the CUPS styluscolor drivers are known to work with the 1520, but I just can't get it to recognize the USB connection to the printer. Any suggestions? I'm prepared to hook up my Keyspan serial gadget to run the 1520, which is surely has many more things to go wrong..



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Authored by: bax on Aug 26, '02 03:22:31AM

Apple didn't write a USB backend for CUPS, thus you currently
have to use local USB printers via print center. Blame them for
their lazyness.

--bax



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Authored by: bax on Aug 26, '02 03:32:56AM

*argl* Forget that last post of mine. The USB backend is
indeed working.



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Authored by: Sorsby on Jun 05, '03 08:05:04PM

Did you ever get a response to your query about this?

I'd like to be able to bet cups to talk to my HP 5550 connected (vai usb, of coruse) to my powerbook g4.

I want to be able to ue unix's lpr to print text files from a terminal window among other things but that would be a start.



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