[maverick] HPLIP no longer on the Server CD

Jim Tarvid tarvid at ls.net
Mon Aug 9 13:35:55 UTC 2010

Makes sense. I fear there are many differences between Internet facing
servers and Intranet servers.  Facing up to that implies two separate
"server" CDs.


On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 3:37 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry.carrez at ubuntu.com>wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> In order to free up some room on the server ISO, starting from Maverick
> Alpha3 we removed HPLIP from the install CD. That freed ~ 14 Mb of
> various dependencies like SANE or gphoto2, which don't really make sense
> on a server anyway.
> HPLIP used to be installed when you selected the "Print Server" task at
> the end of the install. You will now have to install it from the network
> (sudo apt-get install hplip) if you really own HP printers that could
> take advantage of its presence. Note that HPIJS is still on the CD, as a
> direct dependency of CUPS.
> Let me know if that creates any issue, or if you want to propose
> something that should be removed instead.
> --
> Thierry Carrez
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Rev. Jim Tarvid, PCA
Galax, Virginia
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