How to add an HP printer from command line?
masaok at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 09:09:15 UTC 2010
I'm trying to add printers via Kickstart/Preseed to multiple
installation clients on Ubuntu Desktop 10.10.
Kickstart/Preseed works fine and I can run any script at first boot by
editing rc.local, but I'm not sure how the typical printer setup GUI
I've run the GUI like this:
# system-config-printer --debug
...to see what commands it could be calling, but there's a lot of
output and no obvious system commands.
I've also tried various forms of lpadmin:
lpadmin -p hp2055dn -E -v lpd://hp2055dn
(based on the settings I see when I add the printer via the GUI and
check the properties)
,,,but I have not been able to add a working printer by using lpadmin.
Printers I'm trying to add:
HP Laserjet P2055dn
HP Color Laserjet 3500
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