Multifunction printers for ubuntu?

Lorin Pino ljpino at
Sat Sep 9 21:33:03 UTC 2006

Brian Astill wrote:
> On Friday 08 September 2006 08:44, Ricardo C O Freitas wrote:
>> Sorry!Can't help you!
> I think you can, but you don't know it  :-)
> I have my HP Deskjet 6122 working beautifully under CUPS.
> BUT, I have no way of knowing the ink levels or any other such 
> info about the printer.
> Downloaded and installed hplip, but can find/invoke nothing - I 
> even rebooted, thinking that a daemon would be set up this way - 
> still nothing.  There is no "man hplip" or "info hplip".  "which 
> hplip" provides nothing.  "locate hplip" gives a long list which 
> SFAICT doesn't contain an executable.
> SO - HOW do I use hplip?  How do I start it up (or set it up)?
> There must be a way - but I haven't found it.  You have.
Hplip should be in your menu:  System>Administration>Hplip toolbox.  Is 
it there?

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