[CentOS] hplip under CentOS-5.5

Fri Jul 30 11:10:02 UTC 2010
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Fri, 30 Jul 2010, Timothy Murphy 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
> ----------------------------------
> What I find puzzling is that I have googled for this,
> and it appears there has been the same problem with hplip
> for over a year.
> I'm using hplip-1.6.7-4.1.el5.4.x86_64 .

If you're interested, RPMforge has an updated hplip in testing that 
supports many more (and newer) devices. It does have an incompatibility 
with dbus, but works fine for my HP PhotoSmart printer that wouldn't work 

You can find those packages here:


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