What's the difference between hpcups and hpijs printer drivers?

Noah Duffy noahduffy at fastmail.fm
Sun Jul 7 17:57:21 UTC 2013

On Jul 5, 2013, at 3:35 AM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:

> When I install my Photosmart 2575 printer I get offered two printer
> drivers: hpcups 3.12.6 and hpijs, 3.12.6.  Is there any difference
> between them and which should I choose?

I do believe the hpijs package is released by HP themselves (probably just modified from the cups package). I'm sure both would work fine, but I would maybe lean towards the HP package as it may support your printer better.

Noah Duffy

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