CUPS Printer Support Not Working...
grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 24 12:32:29 UTC 2009
On Thu, 24 Sep 2009 07:37:03 +0200
Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> uttered these words:
> The hplip package is free / open source software (look at
> hplipopensource.com if you want to know the exact licence terms).
Thats what I thought...
> However many new HP printers need an additional proprietary driver.
> The hplip package is supposed to download and install the printer
> driver if necessary, i.e. if you have such a new printer.
Seems a good reason NOT to get a new HP printer, only those that work
with the hplip driver.....
> That driver
> wants you to accept their EULA but the broken Jaunty version doesn't
> ask you (the Karmic version does ask) and therefore can't install the
Ahh..understood now, and thanks for the clarification.
() ascii ribbon campaign - against html e-mail
/\ www.asciiribbon.org - against proprietary attachments
Please, no MS-Office documents -
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