84.2 USB Printers
84.2.1 HP LaserJet 1200
The Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 1200 is a PostScript laser printer installed on Bartok. Plug into USB. Create appropriate devices (if they don’t already exist - also be sure to be using perhaps kernel 2.4.20 or later) and try printing:
# cd /dev # MAKEDEV usb # enscript -o - ~/.profile > /dev/usb/lp0
Worked just fine. Now set up printing as in another chapter.
84.2.2 HP PSC2210
The HP PSC2210 is a printer, scanner, copier, and fax installed on Mint. Connect with USB. Create the appropriate USB devices if they do not already exist:
# cd /dev # MAKEDEV usb
Install the packages for the printer: hpoj hpijs hp-ppd sane xsane
mtools hpoj-xojpanel. Install packages for printer queueing: cupsys
cupsys-bsd cupsys-client. Perhaps also foomatic-bin. Make sure the
printer is loaded:
# lsmod | grep printer # modprobe printer
printer module does not get loaded at boot time then
add it to
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