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HP psc 1210 printer and Puppy LINux 2.15CE
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ndujoe1

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PostPosted: Mon 14 May 2007, 10:15    Post_subject:  HP psc 1210 printer and Puppy LINux 2.15CE  

A friend of mine had their hard drive crash, XP. So I showed them puppy linux in lieu there of :) Everything is working except the HP psc 1210 Printer.

I saw the printer in the list and selected USB as the local port.

I printed a test page from Abiword. And Xpdq reported that it finished printing the page, but there was not output.

Any suggestions. Would the CUPS printing interface cure this printing ailment?
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PostPosted: Mon 14 May 2007, 17:55    Post_subject: Re: HP psc 1210 printer and Puppy LINux 2.15CE  

ndujoe1 wrote:
Would the CUPS printing interface cure this printing ailment?

Yes. I have used it for several of the HP PSC series printers and printing works without a problem using the hpijs driver from foomatic. OTOH, scanning is problematic and requires HPLIP.

Hope that helps.

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PostPosted: Mon 14 May 2007, 23:19    Post_subject: cups solution for hp 1210  

Thanks WhoDo the Cups printing interface worked well. Thanks.
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