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Re: Unable to open USB device - a second time

Selon Truls Gulbrandsen <trulsg broadpark no>:

> I had no success with my original posting so I try again.
> Hi,
> I just purchased a HP pcs2175 and are trying to get it to work with my
> TP T23 running FC2.
> I succeeded in installing the driver and the printer (I think) but not
> the USB device.
> The printer configuration gives the following error message:  <Unable
> to open USB device "usb:/dev/usb/lp0": No such device>
> Can someone here please guide me on how to make the USB port work?
> Thanks,
> Truls Gulbrandsen

Is your printer "seen": connect it and switch iton, then type (as root) the


You should see something like this:

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 03f0:0e17 Hewlett-Packard

(03f0:0e17 is the id of vendor and printer, so, it may be different for you)

François Patte

Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient - Pune - Inde
Université René Descartes - Paris 5
UFR de mathématiques et informatique

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