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Re: Auto-installed HP printer not working due to missing hpijs



On Sat, 2009-06-13 at 13:19 +0200, Daniel Roesen wrote:
> while installing Fedora 11, my HP PhotoSmart PSC 2610 (USB+Ethernet) got
> automatically detected and installed as USB printer. So far so nice and
> shiny. Unfortunately, any attempt to print a test page results in a
> failure, stating that foomatic-rip failed. No indication in any syslog
> why and how it failed.
> 
> I then added the printer again as ethernet network printer in the GNOME
> GUI, _there_ it said that this printer needs hpijs to work and that I
> should install it.
> 
> Now, question is to which Bugzilla component I should log this problem.
> As far as I can see, this problem is not a bug of a specific component,
> but a systemic problem in that printers get auto-installed without the
> necessary drivers being available in the base installation, and no
> proper reporting done to the user about this fact.

This is meant to be handled in system-config-printer but isn't being.
Tracking it in bug #509177.

Tim.
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