As of F12 RC3 my printer model is still not shown
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Tue Nov 10 22:01:45 UTC 2009
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 02:52:27PM -0600, Jim Haynes wrote:
> I try to set up printing, selecting a network LPD printer, give
> it the IP address, select Brother, and my model HL-5250DN is not
> in the list of choices. It was in the list in Fedora 11. I didn't
> have the machine connected to the network when I tried it, but that
> shouldn't matter, shoud it?
A cursory google indicates that you can download the Brother
drivers from http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/
Have you installed foomatic? I would do yum install foomatic, if you
haven't already, and see if it's listed there.
Also, I'm not quite clear from your description how you did this. If
you used the Gnome interface and it was searching for printers, and the
printer wasn't connected, it makes sense that it wasn't located.
When you say the list in F11, was the printer connected at that time, or
are you talking about the CUPS interface?
I know you wrote that you're not a guru, which is fine--if any of this
isn't clear, please post again.
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