Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS - Page 2

2. Installation/Configuration of printer drivers

Print Driver Installation for PostScript Printer on linux.

Printer Model: HP LaserJet 1020
Operating System: CentOS 4.4

Note: Steps 1 to 9 are differs from printer to printer

Step #1

# cd /tmp

 Step #2 - Download print driver for HPLJ1020

# wget -O foo2zjs.tar.gz http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/foo2zjs.tar.gz

Please go through the reference: http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/ for more information on different type of printers.

Step #3    - De-compress the file

# tar zxf foo2zjs.tar.gz

 Step #4 - Compile it

# cd foo2zjs
# make

 Step #6    - Get the driver info for HP LaserJet 1020

# ./getweb 1020

 Step #7    - Installation of driver

# make install

 Step #8    - Enable it for USB hot plugging feature

# make install-hotplug

 Step #9    - Configure HPLJ1020 drivers to cups

# make cups

 Step #10 - Configuration of printer using Command Line Interface

# lpadmin -p hplj1020 -E -v /dev/usb/lp0 -m /backup/downloads/foo2zjs/PPD/HP-LaserJet_1020.ppd
- Set it as default (if require)
# /usr/sbin/lpadmin -d hplj1020
- Start printer services
# /usr/bin/enable hplj1020
- Accept printing
# /usr/sbin/accept hplj1020

Step #10 - Configuration of printer using GUI Interface (Preffered)

# printconf-gui

 -    The above command displays the GUI Interface.

Or we can choose it from
    (GNOME)-> Applications -> System Settings -> Printing

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- Click Button “New”.

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-> Click Button “Forward”.

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- Name = hplj1020   (choose your own)

- Short description = HP LaserJet 1020 PostScript Printer (choose your own)

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Select the printer.

Note: If the printer is just connected, use button “Rescan devices” to list the printer.

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Select the Manufacturer and Model of the printer.

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Click the Button “Yes”  (for test page).

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If the test print is ok  Click button “Yes”.

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