Bug 24107 - LPRngtool is not trying to detect usb-devices
LPRngtool is not trying to detect usb-devices
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
David Lawrence
Florence Gold
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Reported: 2001-01-16 08:06 EST by Inger Karin Haarbye
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-23 12:46:58 EST
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Description Inger Karin Haarbye 2001-01-16 08:06:38 EST
It seems to only try to detect /dev/lp* and not /dev/usb/lp*. I have to
manually enter the device. More and more new printers are with
On the other hand - on my box with no parport-devices connected at all, it
still detects a /dev/lp0 printer.
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-01-16 11:38:25 EST
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Florence Gold release
Comment 2 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-02-01 16:16:08 EST
Two points:
a) LPRngTool is a dead end path. I toyed with it, but ended up replacing it.
b) printconf-qui (the replacement), does search USB devices.

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