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jozien64
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usb printer

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I am using mint 17.1 on a ThinkPad T60 laptop with a HP 722c printer.
This printer has a parallel onn and am using a able adapter to onvert to USB.
Tried using CUPS hhtp://localhost"631 and the printer is not recognized.
Also tries systemsettings, no luck The printer works in windows XP so printeri OK

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jimallyn
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Re: usb printer

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Do you have the pnm2ppa driver package installed? According to openprinting.org, the HP Deskjet 722C works with the pnm2ppa driver. Check in Synaptic or Software Manager to see if it's installed. More information here:

http://pnm2ppa.sourceforge.net/
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