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Old 01-29-2004, 07:38 AM   #1
anaylo
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Question HOW-TO Install a Printer


I recently bought a HP PSC1205 printer/scanner/copier

So far as I can tell, I have downloaded all the necessary printer drivers but I don't seem to be up and running.

Can anyone help?!?
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:40 AM   #2
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Try http://www.linuxprinting.org/ and if you can't get it working from there, post what happened. I've used this for HP printers - they have drivers and it works well.
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:49 AM   #3
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Unhappy ptal-init

I have (or, at least, I think I have) downloaded and installed all necessary drivers and rpms from linuxprinting.org.

When I then try to run:

ptal-init setup

I get:

command not found

What do I need to establish information-wise then proceed to do?

Thanks
 
Old 01-29-2004, 08:09 AM   #4
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Have you tried running that command as root?
 
Old 01-29-2004, 08:36 AM   #5
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Angry Yep!

[root@main annemarie]# ptal-init setup
bash: ptal-init: command not found

!?!
 
Old 01-29-2004, 08:59 AM   #6
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Annie,

Shoot me if you must. I've only setup printers using CUPS with the hpijs drivers, and have never used hpoj.
I've spent a good deal of time reading about it from http://hpoj.sourceforge.net/ and it's quite complicated.

However, I think you can find the information you need from Tim Waugh's site here ->
http://cyberelk.net/tim/hpoj.html
 
  


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