[CentOS] HPLIP 3.9.2
ROGER.K.WELLS at saic.com
Thu Mar 5 17:51:59 UTC 2009
I look forward to what you com up with.
Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Thursday 05 March 2009 12:26:21 Roger Wells wrote:
>>> As I wrote elsewhere, it doesn't need to be so bleeding edge. I have a
>>> stock 5.2 install. My Photosmart 7180 was not supported. I downloaded
>>> the relevant .ppd and pointed CUPS and hplip to it, and printing worked
>>> after that.
>> How about scanning?
> Sorry for the delay - I had to go out.
> Last month the village had severe power problems, and my server's (CentOS)
> ~/.kde was completely trashed. It broke a lot of things, and I'm only still
> finding and correcting them. However...
> It seems that I got printing working through CUPS, but didn't get around to
> re-installing hplip. I tried to, using the supplied version, but it did not
> find the installed printer. I then tried the hplip-3.9.2.run - presumably
> left over from the last install? Anyway, it flagged up a couple of
> dependencies which I fixed, then got to libusb. Libusb is installed, but it
> couldn't find it. And there I stuck.
> I don't have time to do any more on this today, but I'll get back to you
> if/when I get it sorted. I may have to ask a question on-list about why it
> can't see the package (or is this another case of too early a version?). I'll
> see what I can do.
> FWIW, the version running on this Mandriva 2009 laptop is 2.8.7 - that gives
> me all the print tools, but fails to find the scanner. My Fedora 10 netbook
> has 2.8.12-6.fc10 - and works, including the scanner, both from the hp-toolbox
> and from applications. I have a feeling that this 2.8.12 is the version that
> I installed manually a long time ago, being the earliest that could support
> the PhotoSmart 7180. Tomorrow I'll try to find the packages for that, and see
> whether I can install that on the CentOS box.
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