[PC-BSD Testing] Hewlett Packard driver does not work correctly

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 12:52:43 PDT 2012


Hi Ben,
I found that option too. HPLIP.

But than when you expect that to work, it does not ! I configured the right
printer with HPLIP but I got no output.

Best regards,
Hans

2012/3/13 Ben H. <strbenjr at yahoo.com>

> Actually,  The HPLIP is built into the system.
>
> If you go to Control Panel and System Manager
>
> (The same place you go to install different desktop environments) (NOT
> APPCAFE)
>
> Then you will see under printing an option for: HPLIP
>
> Just check it and click <OK> (or <NEXT> or ...  ) and it will be added to
> the system.
>
> It's that simple... lol...  Took me 3 days to find that.
>
> System Manag[er|ment] is your Hidden Friend!
>
> Ben
> System Administrator
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>   1. Hewlett Packard driver does not work correctly (Hans Ruhe)
>   2. Re: Hewlett Packard driver does not work correctly (Sven Moeller)
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> Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:11:39 +0100
> From: Sven Moeller <smoeller at nichthelfer.de>
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> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Hewlett Packard driver does not work
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> Am 12.03.2012 20:02, schrieb Hans Ruhe:
> > HI Guys,
> >
> > I have an Hewlett Packard all in one printer F2200 and configured it
> > correctly. But when I want to use it for example printing out a
> > document of Libre Office writer, there will be no output. Also
> > scanning does not work.
> >
> > I am using PCBSD 64 bit with Gnome on a dual core AMD 64 with 8GB
> > internal memory.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Hans
> >
> >
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> Hi Hans,
>
> i have had same issue with my HP OfficeJet 6500A all in one device. The
> solution for me was to compile HPLIP from ports. Before doing 'make
> install' i did 'make config' and set some options which are disabled by
> default, for example support for scanning. So i think the HPLIP pbi
> won't support such devices as long as the needed options are disabled by
> default in the HPLIP port.
>
> kind regards
> Sven
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