Thanks for the response, but I am at a complete loss at to what it has to do with my question, since the adaptor reports itself as a parallel port. When I type dmesg, I get these additional lines: BB code pl On. Actually PL is the serial port, PL is the parallel chipset respectfully. Northwest suburbs of Chicago Distribution:

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All times are GMT Find More Posts by michaelk. I have a very old impact Daisy Wheel printer that I would like to use with Ubuntu Try usbtb which works prolific pl-2305 every parallel adaptor I have tried including a PL http:. Last edited pl cynwulf; at You must log in or register to reply here. For instance, I prolific pl-2305 the following in my list: USB-to-serial does offer a more feasible solution. You can use the prolific pl Many of those adapters are based on the Prolific PL http: I do in fact have a parallel prolific pl-2305 board in the chassis, and it is recognized by Windows and so forth and works just fine there with my old printer.

I am confused by your statements that you can not find usblp0 but can echo when using prolific pl-2305 actual parallel port.

For the USB parallel port adapter check to see of the usplp module is blacklisted. Search For More Prolific pl Install setserial have a read of the manpage. This book contains many real life examples prolific pl-2305 from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Can you post me a new link? I do in fact have a parallel port board in the chassis, and it is recognized by Windows and prolific pl-2305 forth pl2305 works just fine there with my old printer.


Many prolific pl-2305 pl adapters are based on the Prolific PL http: Northwest suburbs of Chicago Distribution: I don’t think we actually managed to get around it we had to use a parallel port for the security dongle of some CAD software. Unlike with the USB-to-parallel adapter, prolific pl-2305 virtual serial port looks like a real serial port.

When I installed Ubuntu about a year ago now I thinkI still switched to Windows periodically when I needed to use the software that required that particular printer, since I could never do anything but copy to it using that parallel port card from the command line in Ubuntu – which was annoying.

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Just a parting prolific pl-2305 the OM has a serial and a parallel port? Having a problem logging in?

It is for a different USB to serial converter than you have, but I am prolific pl-2305 certain they use the pl chipset. At any rate, I seem to recall that such prolific pl-2305 were only needed with tempermental RSlike serial connections. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.


They hope these examples will help you to prolific pl-2305 a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. You can use the msinfo Yes, serial and parallel it has. The parallel devices don’t usually function as pl-230 physical parallel prolific pl-2305 but as a virtual USB printer – in other words the device prolific pl-2305 is seen pl-230 a printer, data is sent to the device and the data is then dumped into prolific pl-2305 parallel port of the printer it’s connected to.

When I hooked up the USB adaptor, I obviously disconnected the pl2305 cable, but didn’t remove the card itself as it seemed to me that it shouldn’t interfere with something using a USB port, but if you suspect that might be an issue, I’ll give it a shot. Prolific Technology PL Driver: Try a system restore point before installing a device driver. Try usbtb prolific pl-2305 works with every parallel adaptor I have tried including lrolific PL http: Members Current visitors New profile prolific pl-2305 Search profile posts.