HP6122 OK but HPLIP not working

Marek Pawinski pawinski at ananzi.co.za
Sun Sep 10 05:29:40 UTC 2006

Brian Astill wrote and Marek replied below:
> On Sunday 10 September 2006 12:18, Ricardo C O Freitas wrote:
>> Ah, I got it! the executable name is 'hp-toolbox'
> I changed the subject line to the issue we are discussing.
> Yup!  hp-toolbox IS there - but comes up with an error message:
> "No installed HP devices found" (plus other stuff)
> If I "http://localhost:631" , then "Printers" there are none!
> BUT my HP Deskjet 6122 is working flawlessly! ??
> Installing the printer using that CUPS web interface has proved 
> impossible - I have got as far as the section which asks for the 
> name of the manufacturer - it doesn't like HP.  If I try the 
> alternate option of providing the ppd file, it also errors so I 
> cannot go further <sigh>
> The KDE Control Module confirms that I am using "foomatic/hpijs 
> (recommended)" and CUPS.
> Maybe I should be using something other than foomatic/hpijs ?

Edit your "/etc/cups/cupsd.conf" file to "Allow localhost" to be able to 
access the HP-Toolbox

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