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    printing to HP Laserjet 4 w/jetdirect

    I am fairly newto Linux. I tried it when it started become popular and never had any luck, especially connecting to the internet. I tried turbolinux and the same problem. Thanks to Mandrake, the internet install I didn't even have to touch a key. The problem i am having now is I cannot get the printing to work right. I have downloaded cups and tried everything. I am running a HP Laserjet 4 With Jetdirect on the IP I can print from my win98 and 2003 machines through a ethernet hub with no problem. I can ping the printer from linux and telnet the jetdirect config. Any help would be appreciated. My email address is Thank You.

    Thomas Fairris

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    Is cups working? A way to check is to run cups directly in a browser. Type in http://localhost:631 into your browser, it should open cups. Then click on "Manage printers" then add a printer. At this point you need to log in as "root." Then follow the directions.

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