[Ilugc] Configuring HP Printers using HPLIP
girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Sun May 4 04:21:00 IST 2008
On 23:00:32 May 03, Ramanathan Muthaiah wrote:
> Dear ilugc-ians,
> I recently bought a HP printer (multi-function F4185) and took the
> adventurous path of configuring the device in my home system running
> Fedora 5 (running kernel v2.6.15-1, I know it's quite old).
> After having trouble to make HPLIP work in my system, posted query on
> their mailing list but it seems am getting the basic installation of
> HPLIP not correct (as per their feedback).
> FWIW, am trying to insall HPLIP from the latest source.
> Is there anyone on this mailing list who have had successes with HPLIP
> installation and setup in using HP printers ?
Why don't you try the much easier postscript printing?
Do you have a particular reason you want to use HP's driver?
There are some amazing postscript highlighting/formatting tools in
I once took a printout of C code and RFC documents for offline reading
and my printout had so much sex appeal since I knew how to use a2ps(1).
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