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Re: [gNewSense-users] No printer | HP Deskjet D2560


From: aurelien
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] No printer | HP Deskjet D2560
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 19:29:31 +0300

On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 18:46 +0200, Sam Geeraerts wrote:
> aurelien schreef:
> > hello,
> > 
> >      I. I format the computer
> >     II. I juste install the gNS and update from update manager in US
> >         langage
> >    III. I don't install anything else than irc and dropline them (from
> >         synaptic)
> > 
> > The printer don't work, it is a HP Deskjet D2560.
> > 
> > The System > Administration > Printing
> > find a HP Deskjet D2500 series and when i clic on Print Test Page, only
> > the Start Button of the printer twinkle at the moment i launch the test.
> 
> This printer's page at the OpenPrinting database [1] has some useful 
> information. Apparently it would be wise to install HPLIP 2.8.5 or even 
> 2.8.7.
> 
> [1] http://www.openprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=HP-D2560
> 
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´╗┐On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 12:52 -0400, Brian Kemp wrote:
> From Linuxprinting.org:
> 
> "I tried this printer on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, and with the help of
> hlplip, it works fine. I had to do a little extra work, because the
> standard Ubuntu 8.04 had hplit 2.8.2 on board, which is not
> appropiate. You should install 2.8.5 or higher. I tried the automatic
> installer, but that did not work. Then I installed 2.8.7 manually,
> followed the instructions, and everything works fine!"
> 
> gNS 2.2 is based on Ubuntu 8.04, which means that hpilp is going to be
> 2.8.2.
> 
> You will need to install a later version of hpilp. Someone could set
> up packages or a PPA maybe? I'd love to see a gNS PPA/backport
> repository. We have one for icecat :)
> 
> PLEASE NOTE: hpilp does include binary-only firmware for certain
> printers. The d2560 does *NOT* require binary firmware--BUT if you use
> a vanilla hpilp install you will probably end up with this firmware
> lying around on your disk, being useless and taking up space and
> looking blobby.
> 
> A PPA/package repo for hpilp would fix this, because we'd just strip
> out the firmware.
> 
> --BK

Thanks for your help,

The hplip-3.9.8.run is on downlowding, as fast as last week when i was
on rtc connexion (f#[k|\@ France Telecom ... 10 years of waiting the
adsl !)

Well i'll get you inform of what happen or what sort of package this
installation can need.

aurele





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