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Re: install printer




Brian wrote:
> On Mon 09 Apr 2018 at 10:23:07 -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:
>
>> Georgi Naplatanov wrote:
>> > On 04/09/2018 10:24 AM, mess-mate wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> howto installing my HP ENVY printer ?
>> >> Cups seems installed but what next.
>> >> regards
>> >> 
>> >
>> >
>> > open http://localhost:631/ with your favorite browser and add the printer.
>> >
>> > By the way I couldn't see your printer there. It may not be supported by
>> > CUPS out of the box.
>> >
>> > http://www.openprinting.org/printers
>> 
>> It's an HP -- best bet would be checking hplip.
>
> Indeed, this is the most straightforward and trouble free way of
> getting the printing *and* scanning functions of the device working
> with 'hp-setup -i'.
>
> For printing, http://localhost:631/ plus printer-driver-hpcups is
> sufficient without hplip installed. Scanning would have to be set up
> separately with libsane-hpaio.

Ah right, hpcups is the one I was thinking of.  Been ages since I've run
HP anything, and back then the printers I had needed hplip (all-in-ones,
so the scanner was kind of "required" to work).


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