printing in Linux can be a pain

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Re: printing in Linux can be a pain (and I have no solution)

Postby brian_p » 2021-02-22 14:33

Ihamed wrote:Thank you.

Is it enough, to just ...

0. download https://download.opensuse.org/repositor ... rig.tar.gz


That isn't a Debian package, is it? Look in the amd64 directory if you have a 64-bit installation.

How can I start the daemon? (I guess it needs a daemon in the background(?))


It starts when the printer is plugged in.
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Re: printing in Linux can be a pain (and I have no solution)

Postby Ihamed » 2021-02-22 19:48

Wow. I have tried this out in my VM. At first glance it looks like this:

before:
the print was too dark

after:
the print has the same brightness as it had in windows

before:
dry-time in duplex-mode was always fix: about 2 seconds

after:
I guess 3+

I am fulfilled with happiness. It feels like Christmas. This way I can use this printer in Linux.
Thank you all. You did me a great service. :D


(Of course: I can still not change brightness, as I was also not able to change brightness in Windows. Because this printer does not support this setting. But it's not serious, as long as my prints are not too dark.)

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a) After the Install, I had to restart the VM with the printer connected and "on". And after I had the printer in "printer settings".

b) And there was no need for this change:
ipp-usb is not provided for buster. However, its author distributes a package that functions provided the device is exposed to the local network by editing /etc/ipp-usb/ipp-usb.conf and having

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interface = all

Source: https://wiki.debian.org/CUPSDriverlessPrinting#summary
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