[CentOS] HP USB printer accepts jobs, but won't print

Fri Apr 7 19:12:05 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Michael Hennebry wrote:
> My HP USB C3180 All-in-one printer accepts jobs, but does not print.
> A job simply sits in the queue.
> I haven't used it on this computer for a while.
> It will print a test page when I connect it.
> The last line from hp-info -i
> is
> 04/07/17 13:26:21  5012   Device communication error        hennebry  0
> (I've removed some blanks.)
> Any ideas on how to diagnose this?
Ugly, ugly ideas. Is it a "winprinter"? I have an old cute laserjet 1018,
and it's a damn winprinter. What this means is that after it's up, and
there's communications, I have to send it some data, stuff that WinDoze
would, and then it works.

Does lsusb show the printer?