[CentOS] printer trouble - missing driver?

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 00:51:41 UTC 2010


On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net> wrote:
> B.J. McClure wrote:
>> Try the ppd file here:
>> http://www.openprinting.org/printer/HP/HP-DeskJet_D2300
>
> Apparently, you can't download just a ppd file.  :/   It seems like I'd
> have to download the whole hplip package (basically upgrade).
>
> The F7 box (where the printer works) has version 1.7.4 of hplip; CentOS
> 5.3 comes with 1.6.7. My printer requires v 1.6.6. I found the ppd files
> - the Cent box looks about right, compared to the F7 box (same files, etc.)
>

Is there some special reason you don't update to 5.4 and see if that
helps?  If it's just your home machine, that shouldn't be too much of
a stretch....

Or did you misstate your CentOS revision - 5.4 comes with hplip 1.6.7, too?

mhr


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