HP Deskjet Printer on FBSD5.1 - simply too difficult

Julian Rawcliffe jujuberry at ntlworld.com
Sat Sep 27 02:05:27 BST 2003

On Saturday 27 September 2003 01:38, Julian Rawcliffe wrote:
> What a nightmare! Lprng (and lprngtool) is a non-starter. I have tried
> ifhp, but it doesn't support my printer. lprngtool is just to broken to
> even run.
Ah, lprng! A joy to behold. Nothing like a bit of perserverance to get th=
> Why does this have to be so difficult? 2 days and all I've got is a sys=
> full of non-working printer software.
Now, let's not be too hasty.
Now, if I can get the printer shared out via Samba for my wife to
use - the reason for trying BSD is that the printer has stopped working
under Windows.....


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