wireless connection to a wireless printer?

Jan Brosius jan.brosius at skynet.be
Mon Feb 11 21:19:58 UTC 2008

Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Jan Brosius wrote:
>> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>>> The type of network does not make a difference. What matters is 
>>> connecting to the printer. Do you know what IP address the printer 
>>> was assigned? Do you know if it supports IPP (Internet Printing 
>>> Protocol)? The printer manual should tell you what it supports.
>> I couldn't find in the manual if it supports IPP.  But I could print 
>> some information about the wireless connection:
>> I got e.g.
>> Hostname : HP53246F
>> IP4
>>  IP-address :
>> I have already tried to get some connection with the printer settings 
>> gui but I got no connection.
> How did you try to connect to the printer? Or does 
> your printer require another port? I can not tell for sure from the 
> site, but from the requirements it sounds like it may be a 
> win-printer. (The supplied software does some of the work instead of 
> having it done in hardware in the printer.)
I think it is done in the hardware. I got a connection now with the 
firefox browser when I typed I didn't knew this. But 
how do I connect with cups?

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