Trouble building new Hplip drv for HP Photosmart[Solved]

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Trouble building new Hplip drv for HP Photosmart[Solved]

Postby jmro3006 on Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:02 pm

I'm a relative newbie attempting to build an hplip-3.9.12 drv on an Alienware Aurora 64-bit computer(new) with an i7 cpu and 6 Gb of RAM. The problem occurs in the "configure" step of the process (Step 4). In Step 4 after issuing the ./configure command everything proceeds smoothly until the final: "configure: error: cannot find net-snmp support (or --disable-network-build)." The printer I'm trying to build for is an HP Photosmart 3310 AIO and the connection is wireless and I'm using Linux Mint-8-x64 . I would appreciate any help as I am not very experienced in this 'build' process!
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Re: Trouble building new Hplip drv for HP Photosmart 3310

Postby remoulder on Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:01 am

I don't understand why you need to build the driver when the HP installer does it automatically? http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/install/index.html. Also your printer should work out of the box or are you wanting the newer features?
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Re: Trouble building new Hplip drv for HP Photosmart 3310

Postby jmro3006 on Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:40 pm

Remoulder:
Thanks for your reply! I'm trying to get full functionality for the printer. I solved the problem by adding additional software to LM8 via "aptitude install" statements B4 attempting to do the configure.
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