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Linuxhelp _ Hardware Support _ Hp Laser Jet 2200d In Redhat 9

Posted by: y0shi Feb 27 2004, 05:54 PM

I have a wireless network in my house ( took me for ever to get my dell truemobile nic working in linux sad.gif )... the computer "serving" the printer is running windows....the printer is HP Laser Jet 2200D


I went in and Specified the printer i wanted to use... and it found it. but it says Unable to Connect to the SAMBA host?


the sharing info is right... i have the queue type set to : Networked Windws SMB.

The driver is PostScript.... which i believe is the correct one for the LJ 2200's.

Is there something special in driver options i need to do ? I'm really lost as to why it won't work... although i am a linux nub... lol

o btw running 2.4.30-20.9 RedHat9


Any help woud be greatly appreciated!!!

-y0shi

Posted by: y0shi Feb 28 2004, 12:33 AM

haha got it.... thanks anyhow peeps...


just needed to put in the username/password of the user on the windows pc that had the printer connected to it..... linux is full of all these simple tricks sad.gif

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