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Old 07-20-2011, 04:12 PM   #1
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HP printer installation on old machine.


Hi!

I'm a Newbie to Linux, having been a Windows & DOS user for years but now migrating. I find that my HP PSC1205 printer needs to be installed on WARY PUPPY - my machine is 10 years old. I would like to hear from someone who has already done this on an old machine and what problems were encountered. I have a 660MHz processor and half a gigabyte of ram. Thanks.
 
Old 07-20-2011, 04:24 PM   #2
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Hi!

I have not installed or used that printer, but at least, it seems to be Linux supported. There are drivers for your printer at http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html. Check it out.

/eXpander

*EDIT: A CPU with 660 MHz and 512 MB RAM should not be any problem. I use a 250 MHz CPU and 64 MB RAM and can print easily via HP Laserjet.

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Old 07-21-2011, 12:29 AM   #3
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I think this link should help!
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=58421
 
Old 07-21-2011, 06:53 AM   #4
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HPprinter for PUPPY.

Hi!

Thanks for the prompt replies. Seems encouraging so I'll give your suggestions a try.
 
  


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