Any HPLIP gurus out there?



So, I've gone and installed HPLIP from sourceforge because the drivers
that come with Ubuntu don't give my my 1200x1200 support nor the various
head cleaning, et al utilities. I got everything working...right back
to the point where I can still only get 600x600. But I've been playing
around with the utilities and came across the "check" program.

This program goes over my environment and makes sure everything is fine.
Unfortunately it isn't. Aside from the optional parallel port driver
(which is worthless to me since I don't have a parallel port and my
printer does not use a parallel port anyway), I have these errors:

----------------------
| INSTALLED PRINTERS |
----------------------


DeskJet-D2300
-------------
Device URI: usb://HP/Deskjet%20D2300%20series?serial=TH67O1407P04N0
Installed in HPLIP? No
PPD: /etc/cups/ppd/DeskJet-D2300.ppd
PPD Description: HP DeskJet D2300 Foomatic/hpijs (recommended)
Printer status: printer DeskJet-D2300 is idle. enabled since Wed 28 Feb
2007 02:36:41 PM CST

error: Printer is not HPLIP installed. Printers must use the hp: or
hpfax: CUPS backend to function in HPLIP.

PDF-Printer
-----------
Device URI: cups-pdf:/
Installed in HPLIP? No
PPD: /etc/cups/ppd/PDF-Printer.ppd
PPD Description: Generic postscript color printer rev4
Printer status: printer PDF-Printer is idle. enabled since Fri 02 Mar
2007 12:53:18 PM CST

error: Printer is not HPLIP installed. Printers must use the hp: or
hpfax: CUPS backend to function in HPLIP.

Now the PDF Printer not being HPLIP installed makes sense. But the
Deskjet? That doesn't make any sense. How do I get this working
properly?

--
Michael T. Richter <ttmrichter@xxxxxxxxx>
Disclaimer: Any people who think that opinions expressed from my private
email account in any way, shape or form are those of my employer have
more lawyers at their beck and call than they do brain cells.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

--
ubuntu-users mailing list
ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users