[CentOS] Issue with HP Officejet 6500 on CentOS 5.5

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sun Sep 19 14:55:51 EDT 2010

On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 11:44:41AM -0700, Mark wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 3:04 AM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> >
> > I found that their CentOS instructions were a bit off.  I have my own
> > page on hplip for CentOS.  There's an rpmforge rpm as well, but using
> > that one, I wasn't able to scan.
> >
> > http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/hplip.html
> >
> That was most helpful . . . but:
> I followed your instructions to the letter and got this result after
> the build, turning the 6500 on and having it plugged in:
> [mar at marichter hplip-3.10.6]$ service cups status
> cupsd (pid  3723) is running...
> [mar at marichter hplip-3.10.6]$ lsusb
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000       <<< the 6500 should show up here
> Bus 002 Device 004: ID 03f0:0205 Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 3300c  <<< my
> old scanner
> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 04f9:0033 Brother Industries, Ltd
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

That's interesting.  Some leftover config files?  (I've only done with
networked, rather than USB printers, so really not sure.)
> [mar at marichter hplip-3.10.6]$ which hp-setup
> /usr/bin/hp-setup
> [mar at marichter hplip-3.10.6]$ hp-setup -i
> warning: python-dbus not installed.   <<< AFAICT, there is no such package.

There is a dbus-python.  Is that definitely installed?

> Any other ideas?  What am I missing?
See above, but I'm not sure what would be missing--save perhaps for the
python-dbus package. 

Scott Robbins
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