Fixed Mint12 parallel port not found in cups.

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Fixed Mint12 parallel port not found in cups.

Postby stanley82 on Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:31 pm

In cups adding my old Epson stylus color 660 failed as add printer did not give a lp type parallel port option.
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws5/doc/w ... #wp1064410
had info and I did a
sudo gedit /etc/group
and change the line starting with lp tobe lp::7:daemon,lp,myname (change myname to yourname)
after that I restarted the machine and bingo added the printer. Hope this helps any other lost souls. Ian.
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Re: Fixed Mint12 parallel port not found in cups.

Postby dagon on Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:43 pm

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Re: Fixed Mint12 parallel port not found in cups.

Postby stanley82 on Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:23 pm

I've done this on Mint 13, 15 and debian mint, only way I could get parallel port to show up in cups/add printer.
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Re: Fixed Mint12 parallel port not found in cups.

Postby stanley82 on Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:43 pm

Somehow this got lost from my post?
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