cannot get printer to work

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cannot get printer to work

Postby gjenn3 » Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:13 pm

I have a Epson CX8400 printer and when I try to print in Qcad ther is no printer listed can anyone help this newbie running Linspire 6.0 :oops:

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Postby michael » Wed Jan 09, 2008 8:52 pm

Hmm... try to output to PDF file then print that file.
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Postby andrew » Thu Jan 10, 2008 11:04 am

QCad looks up /etc/printcap for printer settings.

1. Please check carefully if you have no such file, or that file is empty.
2. If this is the case, look for the file printcap in /var/run/cups/printcap.
3. Run this command as root: ln -sf /var/run/cups/printcap /etc/printcap
4. Start QCad

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