[CentOS] Setting up HP OfficeJet 5610 fax on CentOS 4.4 shared

Fri Jan 26 21:51:25 UTC 2007
John Summerfield <debian at herakles.homelinux.org>

Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote:
> Hi there,
> As the subject says, I'm trying to set up an HP OfficeJet 5610 on
> CentOS 4.4 for shared use across my machines. I've managed to get
> printing (through HPLIP/ CUPS/ SAMBA) and scanning (through SANE)
> shared; but I'm unable to get fax shared working.
> Is it possible to do that? The instructions on the HPLIP page talk
> about installing the 5610 as a fax device and then faxing using
> hp-sendfax and hp-toolbox etc. But what I want to do is to share the
> fax device itself on the network -- like the printer and scanner --
> any ideas on how I can achieve that?

I recently bought a Laserjet 3052. Nahant-4 couldn't drive it, and I 
built the latest hp tools and they segfaulted, so I installed RHEL5 
beta1 on a Pentium III, just to drive this thing.

Works find, the tools even installed the fax bit, even though the 3052 
doesn't do fax.



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