On Sun, 3 Feb 2008 08:55:54 -0600
"Javier Vasquez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> OK, I installed hpijs + hplip, with the whole cups, ahavi and dbus
> stuff (this is the part I didn't want), but hey, I wanted hp tools,
Yeah, I know; Sometimes a lot of "cruft", or at least, what to me
seems like cruft gets dragged in.
> Bad news is that hp-info, hp-setup, and hp-toolset don't want to
> recognize my HP-680C printer. So I'm like before. Weird thing is
> that through the cups web interface, I can setup the printer with no
> problem under /dev/lp0. With hp-setup I can get to manually set the
> printer, but not to /dev/lp0 as with cups, but to /dev/parport0, and
> at the end it indicates it didn't recognize the device. So pretty
> much this HP toolset doesn't seem to recognize my printer,
For HPLIP to recognise your printer is *has* to be set up through the
HP device. For example, mine is named as follows (via CUPS);
> Has any one experienced these problems for hp-680c? If cups
http://hplip.sourceforge.net/supported_devices/inkjet.html says your
printer is supported, and has been since v0.9.5 of HPLIP.
> recognized the printer smoothly, why not the HP toolset? In the cups
> web interface I didn't find any way to run the HP applications, but I
You can't, AFAICT.
I had to delete everything in $HOME to do with a previous HPLIP
installation, as there was a big jump in Debian (Testing) from v0.9.5
to v2.7.10. There were significant changes in the way it all worked,
which caused me problems.
/ ) "The blindingly obvious is
/ _)rad never immediately apparent"
Well you tried it just the once and found it alright for kicks
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