HPLIP checkinstal vs makeinstall was,Re: Firefox 2 on Dapper

Bry Paula Melvin brymelvin at melvinart.com
Wed Jan 17 16:48:02 GMT 2007


On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 11:19 -0500, Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 January 2007 10:41, Bry Paula Melvin wrote:
> > I haven;t gotten the latest gutenprint to compile in 606
> > so printing from GIMP is still a total nuisance. (outdated drivers
> > incompatible with HP printers >= to the Gimp 1.2 era.
> > ( anything hi res)
> 
> At your advice in a previous thread, I installed gutenprint as the default 
> driver for kprinter.  I had already installed it for the gimp.  Everything 
> works fine.  I use Epson, not HP, though, if that makes a difference.  In 
> case it is in some other repo, I can send you my sources.list.
> 

yep it works...glad i gave that advice :-) doesn't work for me however
on th pcs as I need hp AIO support for scanning present in HPLIP but not
in Gutenprint.  and I result in a conflict between the two.

I tried compiling a custom version of Gutenprint to avoid this but
haven;t got that to work out yet,

I do use this on the powerpcs however as HPLIP scanning is broken there
anyway.

But thanks for the reminder and no I don't have alzheimers yet....I just
never mentioned  MY probs as you ARE using Epson.  Wouldn,t apply.

Bryann




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