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Re: Enable printer wierdness ??



On 1/1/07, William Case <billlinux rogers com> wrote:
Hi Anne and Karn;

Now feel really stupid.  Like I have stepped back 2 years on the
learning curve.  See below.

On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 10:50 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> On 1/1/07, William Case <billlinux rogers com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 09:49 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> > > On 1/1/07, William Case <billlinux rogers com> wrote:
> > > > On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 19:08 -0500, William Case wrote:
> > > > > Hi Karn and Aaron;
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 16:42 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > > > > On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 13:37 -0500, William Case wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > hplip. HP wrote and donated it for a purpose. Try it.
> >
> > AT the risk of appearing extremely dumb, and knowing that in the end it
> > probably doesn't matter a whole lot: The sourceforge download site warns
> > "After downloading make sure to put the hplip-1.6.12.run file in the
> > directory you will want the hplip directory to be created."
> >
> > Keeping in mind I am using a fairly standard single desktop home LAN
> > setup for FC6, in which directory will I want the hplip directory
> > created?  Any logical suggestion based on experience will do.
> >
> > --
> > Regards Bill
>
> Why are you going to Sourceforge? hplip should be included, if not
> already installed, on your FC6 setup. Do a "rpm -qa | grep hplip" to
> find out.   If it is not installed do "yum install hplip".
>
"rpm -qa | grep hplip" shows hplip installed. Checked with 'locate' and
'whereis' for good measure.  "yum update hplip" shows no updates needed.

My printer is still un-enabled.


What does "service hplip status" show?


--
Regards Bill


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