[CentOS] cups & hp-toolbox

Mon Mar 2 19:13:51 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>

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).

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