[CentOS] cups & hp-toolbox
rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Mon Mar 2 19:39:00 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 02 March 2009 16:12:04 Roger Wells wrote:
>> Thanks for responding.
>> I guess I would be a little surprised to expect a regression like that.
>> After all both CUPS and hp-toolbox are installed in CentOS 5.2 right out
>> of the box.
>> I also have an HP C6180 and I think that getting past this is necessary
>> before its scanner
>> will be recognized. At least the scanner is not recognized yet by the
>> CentOS Gnome "Scanner Tool"
> It sounds to me as though this is an hplip problem. The version in CentOS is
> not the latest, and doesn't support recent printers out-of-the-box. ISTR that
> I had to grab the relevant ppd file from one of my other boxes (or the
> Internet, of course) and feed that to CUPS, after which hplip could see my
> printer and scanner. (Mine is a PhotoSmart 7180).
According to the changelogs, support for the Photosmart C6100 series
first appeared in hplip version 1.6.9. The latest version in the
CentOS updates repository is 1.6.7. When I got my Photosmart C7180
I grabbed hplip-1.7.4a-3.fc6.i386.rpm from Fedora Core 6, and I've
been running with that ever since.
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