[CS-FSLUG] Printer won't reset.

davidm at hisfeet.net davidm at hisfeet.net
Wed Dec 19 23:56:24 CST 2012

Thanks Kelly, and Fred. I did delete it, and reinstalled, also upgrading
the hplip ?? driver, and it seems to be workiing properly now.  I haven't
really hadmuch chance to proove it yet, but it got thru 2 print cycles
without hanging up.
Dave M.

> On 12/19/2012 10:27 AM, davidm at hisfeet.net wrote:
>> I've been asking for help on several forums and getting nowhere.  I
>> 'upgraded' my OS from Mint 11 to Mint13. Now my printer won't reset.
>> That
>> is, I can print one job, but when I go to the next one, in order to make
>> it print, I have to manually unplug, and re-plug the USB connection at
>> the
>> computer that leads to the printer. Then (and only then) will it proceed
>> tp print. Until then, the computer just holds the job,and the printer
>> registers "ready".  This is an older laser printer (HP 4050) with a 25
>> pin
>> connector using a USB adapter. But it worked fine on Mint 9 and Mint 11.
>> Suggestions? Updated driver? Bash work-around? It's just inconvenient
>> pluging and unplugging that USB.
> My suggestion is to remove the printer def. in CUPS, then make sure all
> references in /etc/? are deleted. Then, configure the printer again
> using CUPS.
> Fred
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