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Re: OfficeJet 6200 Series Scanning and Faxing on F10

On Sat, 2008-11-29 at 08:05 -0700, stan wrote:
> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 10:51 -0700, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> >> I have F10 running and reasonably well tuned now.
> > 
> >> Next, I'd like to be able to use the fax features. I never tried this in
> >> F9 - I just assumed it would work since it found the fax features via
> >> the printer setup automatically. But in F10 this also seems to be
> >> non-existent.
> >>
> >> Can someone point me to the relevant packages or magic incantation to
> >> make this stuff work?
> > 
> > Still looking for how to set up fax support. Ideas welcome here.
> This is naive, but have you put a phone line on the device. 
>     As far as I know, it won't work through the computer.  I 
> have an older hp all-in-one laserjet and as soon as I put a 
> phone line on it, it just worked.
...ummm. Yup! I did get that far. I also plugged the power cord into the
wall as recent experience has shown me that all of this computer stuff
does indeed work better with electricity. <grin>

I think this is just a matter of figuring out where the drivers went to
talk to the thing. It has to be around somewhere - it's just not in the
same place I'm used to looking for it.



By all means marry;
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.


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