HP Laserjet P1102w driver-plugin

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Thu Nov 10 20:23:23 UTC 2011

Am 09.11.2011 20:51, schrieb Jerry Lapham:
> On Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:50:06 AM Bruce Marshall wrote:
>> On Wednesday, November 09, 2011 02:14:57 AM Jerry Lapham wrote:
>>> I have a new HP Laserjet P1102w and though it works fine with a USB
>>> cable, I'm  having trouble getting it to work wireless.  When I try to
>>> download and install the driver-plugin with HPLIP, I get "Plug-in
>>> install failed."
>>> The alternative is to "select and install an existing local copy..."
>>> Since the printer works with USB, do I already have one?  If so, where
>>> and what is the file name?  If not, does anyone here have it?
>>>          -Jerry
>> You sure you need a driver???
> Apparently.  I have it set up as a USB printer and that works.  It also
> appears as a printer option when I go to print something and it does work with
> the USB cable connected.
> What I'm trying to do is set it up also as a wireless printer.  (The P1102w
> does not have an ethernet interface.)  It's when I try to install it as a
> wireless printer that I need the proprietary driver-plugin.
> After several email exchanges with HP support in which they kept referring me
> to the web site with HPLIP (which I already have), they gave up and told me
> they only support Windows.
> The question is:  What does the driver-plugin do?  It doesn't seem to enable
> the wireless connection; my router can see the printer as an attached device.
> But if it's just a print driver, I would think I already have it for the USB
> printer.  But if so, where is it and what's its name?
> 	-Jerry
> =============================================
> Jerry Lapham
> Monroe, OH  45050
> rjlapham at gmail.com
> =============================================
> Dyslexic atheists don't believe in Dog.

according to this,

the printer is just supported with usb.


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