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Old 12-09-2006, 12:48 PM   #1
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HP photosmart 7660 prints images & pdf's but not documents


I have an HP Photosmart 7660 and am running Debian (Sarge)

I've not been able to make my printer work for quite some time now. I had it working once before I reformatted, so I know it is possible to make it work.

Anyways, when I try to print off a text document, it just prints a couple lines of non-sense followed by an endless stream of blank pages until I cancel the print job.

However, I am able to print images from GIMP as well as PDF documents.

What is wrong and how do I fix it?
 
Old 12-09-2006, 01:09 PM   #2
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I have the same printer and it works fine for me. Are you sure you are using the right printer driver?
 
Old 12-09-2006, 01:33 PM   #3
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Are you using the HPLIP driver package?
http://hplip.sourceforge.net/

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Old 12-09-2006, 02:13 PM   #4
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works like a charm now

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