> karlheinz klingbeil wrote:
>> karlheinz klingbeil schrub am Samstag, 22. Januar 2005
>> 12:57 folgendes:
>>> Foxy schrub am Freitag, 21. Januar 2005 20:06
>>>> my pinter yesterday, everything was in working
>>>> order. What is happening? What am I missing?
>>> Obviously your printer is "stopped", which happens if
>>> you try to print something and your printer is still
>>> turned off.
>>> If this happens you don not have to reinstall the
>>> print service (that applies only to M$ OS ;) ), but
>>> only "start" your printer.
>>> Assuming you are using cups, take the following
>>> steps: 1. You have to have an administration account
>>> with cups
>>> Open a root shell ( or normal shell and "su root".
>>> type "lpasswd -a root" and enter. You are prompted
>> it's of course "lppasswd" ;) Note the additional 'p'
> thanks a lot. Does it mean I have to do it every time I attempt to print
> with switched off printer. It's ok with me, but my wife for example will
> be very reluctant too comprehend it.
That's exactly what I thought. It's a long procedure which is comparbale
with that of re-configuring the printer with YaST2.