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Re: Need help configuring a serial impact printer with Ubuntu 7.10

Subject: Re: Need help configuring a serial impact printer with Ubuntu 7.10
From: steve
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 06:33:04 -0500
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Johan Pretorius wrote:
| We are currently investigating the viability of Linux for a “Point of sale
| System”. Our current point of sale is using Epson TMU220 Slip printers
| a serial interface (this is also based on Linux but the Application simply
| writes directly to the Serial port (rather than using CUPS/LPD).
| I have gone as far as trying to configure the printer with System → Admin
| → Printing, but I cannot get the printer to work - Ubuntu keeps on telling
| me that the printer may be disconnected.
| Does anyone have any pointers on how to get this sort of printer to work
| (the open printing database says that this printer is supported, but I
| cannot figure out how to make it work with CUPS)
| Thanks
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did you set it up under the cups web config at localhost:631?

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Steve Reilly


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