[CentOS] hplip under CentOS-5.5

Fri Jul 30 01:01:39 UTC 2010
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Milos Blazevic wrote:

>> Is anyone successfully using hplip under CentOS?
>> When I try to print on my HP Officejet J4580
>> I always get the error
>> ----------------------------------
>> Printer Filter "foomatic-rip-hplip" for printer "oj" not available:
>> No such file or directory
>> ----------------------------------

> According to HP website your printer is not supported by hplip drivers
> arriving with EL5.

Thanks, I had noticed that.
But CUPS web install and system-config-printer
both allowed me to install the printer,
after specifying hplip.
It was only when I tried to use it that I got the error.

> Try installing the one from the website provided below:
> http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install_wizard/index.html

OK, I'll try that.