[CentOS] Network Scanner and CentOS 5.5

Mon Jan 17 02:42:33 UTC 2011
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

David McGuffey wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-01-08 at 15:19 -0600, Barry Brimer wrote:
>> RHEL/CentOS have very old packages for HP printer/scanner support,
>> although there will be a vastly updated version available in 5.6.  I just
>> got a new All-in-One e709a to work across the network with the packages
>> from rpmforge.
>> You can use rpmforge through yum, or download the packages directly at
>> <http://packages.sw.be/hplip/>
>> Once installed, run (as root) hp-setup
> I have had rpmforge installed for some time.  'yum list hplip' gives me
> an old 1.x version that is installed.

that old version is in centos. Rpmforge now has several repos, packages 
that upgrade base centos rpms are now in the rpmforge-extras repo. This 
includes hplip which is at 3.10.6 in rpmforge-extras.
See  http://lists.rpmforge.net/pipermail/users/2010-November/003411.html