[Scribus] [OT] Printing with Ubuntu

Elaine de Saxe coolowl
Mon Jun 12 00:58:01 CEST 2006

On 11/06/2006, at 9:29 PM, scribus-request at nashi.altmuehlnet.de wrote:

> From: Gregory Pittman

> Are you using CUPS? The first step will be telling CUPS what your
> interface is.
No, I had not thought about that. At the moment I'm using OSX on the  
same machine Ubuntu resides and as soon as I get back to Ubuntu I'll  
look into that.

> Have you seen this?
> http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/articles/printing_ubuntu
> It looks like the key is whether Ubuntu finds the printer.
No I'd not seen that item. It seems as though the OS is not aware of  
the printer (or perhaps there's something wrong/missing with the  
bridge). Thank you for both tips :-)

> From: "John B"
> Do your Macs have USB ports on them? If so, then another good option
> for printing would be to use a USB-to-parallel cable
Yes, the PB has USB so that's an elegant solution if all else fails.

Thank you Greg and John for your responses :-) I'll let you know what  

Elaine in Brisbane, Australia

> to connect the
> USB port to the parallel port. I've successfully used one of them with
> my B&W G3 PowerMac and an HP LaserJet 6MP printer.
> HTH,
> John

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