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Old 08-17-2014, 03:51 PM   #1
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Downloaded hplip--how to run

Trying to set up printer--Dell Latitudr D620 laptop--HP 3056J deskjet all in one--to Linux Precise Puppy-have downloaded hplip --found it in desktop file--what do I need to do now--please am really lost
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How are you running puppy as a live install to usb? If you have a usb with persistace you can just install it from Software Center. It'll do it for you. Also what type of file did you download? Is it a .deb? If you downloaded the .deb file you can right-click on it & select open Open With gdebi.
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I am running Precise Puppy as a live install to USB--How and where do I find Software Center--I am running this same Puppy on my PC Compaq Presario and the printer installed easily- I would like to be able to print from the Dell laptop also--thanks for your help--as you can tell I am a real Newbie-will try your suggestion as how to open file and will post back
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Smile Eddy1

Finally got printer installed--searched forums and googled until I found suggestion to download hplip_print-3.14.4 pet--I downloaded it , found it in desktop file, clicked it and it installed automatically --thank you for your help to me- it is hard to be a newbie on a system not familiar so all help is appreciated--I will sure try to pass what I learned about installing this printer to others


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