Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Changing A Printer In Unix


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Changing A Printer In Unix
# 1  
Old 09-14-2001
Network Changing A Printer In Unix

We recently changed the ip address of one of our network printers. The unix box which connects to this printer no longer will print to it.

Please can someone guide me as to how to use the unix system to either change the ip address that the box has for the printer or Re - add the printer with the new ip address..

I have not had a great deal of unix experience so as simple as possible would be very helpfull.

Please email any help to me on ::email removed::

Smilie

Last edited by oombera; 02-13-2004 at 02:33 PM..
# 2  
Old 09-14-2001
alias

You can start by checking whether your printer was set up with an IP alias in /etc/hosts or not. If so it's just a matter of changing the entry in /etc/hosts.
 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #514
Difficulty: Easy
As a general rule, the more a variable is used, the longer the variable name should be.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Find IP Address of a Printer Q in Hp-Unix

Could anyone help me to identify the IP address of a printer queue with its printer queue name information . (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: lenin1985
1 Replies

2. HP-UX

fax to printer from unix?

Our HP 11.11 is networked to several printers with fax capabilities. Is it possible to send a file to be faxed by the printer? I know that RICOH offers a Java API, but that costs 4500 for 1yr membership and 3000 every year after that. Thanks. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tariqjamal
3 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

how to configure printer in unix

Hi, os-sun solaris(5.10) I am working in unix server. I try to take print in unix.but i got following error. anyone tell me solution for this problem. $ lp hi.sql _default: unknown printer thanks. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: arulkumar
1 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to allow unix regular user to disable a unix printer

HI, I'm trying to create a script that a regular unix user can run from a unix menu and disable and enable a unix printer. Any help will be very helpful. Thanks (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: miguelpza
0 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Finding Printer in unix

I am trying to find the list of printers(names) in the network from unix server. can anybody help me . I need the command. Thanks in advance. :) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vijisenthil
2 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Printer + Unix (SCO)

Hello, I'm a real noob with Unix. I have to make an installation of a printer, EPSON LQ 2080 (impact printer) on local port ltp, on a Unix SCO 5.7. So....where can I find the driver, and how can I install it on a sco ? Sorry for my english, i'm frenchy ;) Thank you ! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kok
1 Replies

7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

TCPIP Printer in Unix

How do we install a Printer connected directly to network with a private IP of 192.9.168.109 on a SUN system with IP of 192.9.168.2 so that we can use it with the lp command. The printer is a standard Line Matrix Printer. I would like to know how to add it from COMMANDLINE also. Thanx (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: /etc/passwd
3 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Skipping page by UNIX printer

I have HP UNIX 10.20 and whenever anything is printed on DFX 8000, it skips a page. How could I give an lp command so that a) the printer does not skip a page b) Even if it skips a page, the next time it should automatically use the blank page it has ejected. In this way, I can reduce the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: augustinep
3 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Solaris UNIX Printer Setup

I have a HP laserjet 5Si MX on a Microsoft network that I need to route my print output to. I have setup a host that amounts to just the ip address of the printer, and created a printer that is connected to that host. My print is sent directly to the printer, but it is not formatted correctly. ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pkappaz
2 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

adding printer in unix

Hello guys... can anybody please tell me how to add a printer in unix environment? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bong m
2 Replies

Featured Tech Videos