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Old 07-20-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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HP printer installation on old machine.


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, 03:24 PM   #2
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I have not installed or used that printer, but at least, it seems to be Linux supported. There are drivers for your printer at Check it out.


*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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I think this link should help!
Old 07-21-2011, 05:53 AM   #4
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HPprinter for PUPPY.


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


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