[CentOS] hplip under CentOS-5.5

Fri Jul 30 11:20:58 UTC 2010
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Thu, 29 Jul 2010, Scott Robbins wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 01:19:12AM +0200, 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.
> Wow, that's pretty old.  I think rpmforge has newer, but regardless, I
> wound up installing from source.  The hplip page for CentOS is a bit off
> (dated, I imagine), I have my own page on it here.  (I should add that
> it works quite well for me, version 3.9.8 or so.  Haven't checked for
> updates since then, as this does all I need.
> http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/hplip.html

Hi Scott,

Thanks fot hat document. I modified my hplip package based on that 
document and am building a 3.10.6 update package as we speak.

I noticed that --enable-dbus-build is set, but I think it might be better 
to disable it. Now people get the following error due to dbus 

     error: Unable to load dbus - Automatic status updates in HPLIP Device Manager will be disabled.

I've looked into the problem, but only a dbus update could fix the issue 
at hand :-/ Everything else works for me without a problem though.

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