printing on HP PhotoSmart from Gimp 2.2, gimp-print drivers needed?
I upgraded to Gimp 2.2.7 a couple of days ago. I find that I can't print to my HP PhotoSmart 7960 with the foomatic driver that seems to work fine with OpenOffice and other programs. Instead of an image I get paper spit out all over the floor. I had installed that driver with the KDE CUPS utility. I looked for another driver (this time using localhost:631) and there aren't many HP drivers listed and none for a Photosmart printer, foomatic or otherwise. It appears that I need to install gimp-print (=gutenprint) in order to get the gimp-print driver for the printer.
So in aptitude, I find that gimp-print is broken. I looked through the packages for the distributions at the Debian web site and I see that gimp-print is only available in unstable.
Am I missing something? How can I install a driver so that my HP PhotoSmart 7960 printer will behave reasonably with Gimp 2.2.7. ? Do I have to wait until gimp-print becomes un-broken, house-broken, fixed, neutered, spayed or whatever ;-) ?
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