Help installing HP PSC 1610 in Ubuntu

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Mon Oct 24 08:03:51 UTC 2005

hey I just got my psc 1610 working for both scanning and printing (yay
first I did

sudo apt-get install hplip gtklp xpp hpijs python-qt3-doc
libqt3-mt-mysql hplip-ppds

I don't know if you need all those packages they were all reccomended
or suggested and I hate going back and adding things later... then I
went to system->administration->printing > printer> add printer and in
step 2 I selected psc 1600 from  'HP (HPLIP)'  in the manufacturer drop
down menu (as opposed to just 'HP' which did make a difference for me )
this got the printing part working.

Then xsane told me it didn't find any scanning devices so I installed a
package called libsane-extras from synaptic and tried xsane again and it


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