[cups] Installing HP Envy 4520
lenmac60 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 12:53:14 PST 2017
Thanks a million I have run the apt get and installed ok. Gone through CUPS printer install and all now working perfectly.
Have a nice Christmas. It’s Snowing here in Scotland but won’t last.
From: cups <cups-bounces at cups.org> on behalf of Brian Potkin <claremont102 at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2017 6:05:36 PM
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Subject: Re: [cups] Installing HP Envy 4520
On Mon 18 Dec 2017 at 16:48:08 +0000, Len Mackay wrote:
> I am relatively new to working with a raspberry pi and programming is
> not my strong point. I am using the latest desktop software which is
> great however I am having great difficulty in gettin the above printer
> to work, wirelessly or hard wired. Doing it through the cups option of
> adding printers ther does not appear to be a driver in the list. The
> printer appears but I am unable to get a driver.
> I have also tried to install via the HP site but again no luck.
> Any advice (in as simple a form as possible) would be much appreciated.
I have no experience of using a rasberry pi but I believe the
operating system is based on Debian. For the driver (a PPD)
you will, at a minimum, need the printer-driver-hpcups package.
Check you have it (from a terminal) with
dpkg -l printer-driver-hpcups
or whatever you feel comfortable with.
Get it with
if you do not have it. (Actually, if you already have it, this
command will tell you so).
We'll go from there once you determine the package installation
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