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Old 10-20-2008, 09:25 PM   #1
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Unhappy HP Photosmart c5180 running Ubuntu 8.04 usb plugged not found have run HP setup repoe


HP Photosmart C5180 all-in-one printer is not found or detected automatically or when I run HP Setup. I am running Ubuntu 8.04 on Linux kernel ver. 2.6.24-21 on a nVidia nForce4 Ultra+ motherboard with AMD socket 939 based Athlon 64 processor. The printer is connected with a usb cable to the back of the box. Any and all help getting this printer to work will be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 10-20-2008, 10:20 PM   #2
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Is your printer supported? Check here http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/OpenPrinting to see if its supported. I have a C4280 even through the c4280 isn't fully supported I use the C4200 drivers. Well Kubuntu detected my printer automatically when I installed it.

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