[Wine] USB support in wine for TDK CD/DVD Print Labeller
tier at p1atin.de
Thu Aug 17 14:33:34 CDT 2006
On Thursday 17 August 2006 10:52, Nick Law wrote:
> Does anybody know whether wine works with USB ports or not ?
> The reason I ask is that I'm trying to get the application TDK CD/DVD
> Printer Labeller Software running, the software appears to work except
> for the fact it complains that "The printer is turned off or not
> connected to the computer".
> Is there some other layer of software that needs to be installed for USB
> to work ?
> I'm running Suse 9.3 and even without wine KDE doesn't appear to
> ackowledge that I've plugged a USB device in. I guess I'm expecting a
> little icon to pop up in the right hand corner telling me I've got new
> hardware, however maybe it doesn't do that ?
> If I use YAST to check out the hardware info, it does see the USB ports
> and it even recognises a casio unclassified device plugged in, so I
> guess it's possibly a wine problem, are there any checks that I can
> perform in wine regarding USB ?
wine can use USB printers, but it's not done the way you tried. What you need
to do is configure cups (the default linux printer daemon, SuSE probably has
a printer setup tool in some system control panel thing) so it knows your
printer. As soon as linux knows your printer, wine should aswell
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