According to the HPLIP website, your printer requires a minimum of v3.9.6 to support the d2660.
Is the printer direct connected (USB or Parallel)? Or is it network connected?
sgo sgo # hp-setup
HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.11.5)
Printer/Fax Setup Utility ver. 9.0
Copyright (c) 2001-9 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.
warning: Qt/PyQt 4 initialization failed.
error: hp-setup requires GUI support (try running with --qt3). Also, try using interactive (-i) mode.
Gúrú Linux ríomhaire wrote:Installed a HP printer for a client on ultimate edition 2.9 aka ubuntu 10.10 for a client yesterday.
You really need to read threw all prompts when installing the updated drivers off there site.
Must have been 50 prompts to read threw and follow. Fail to follow them all to the T and your going to have missing dependences and support across the board.
Just download the hplips driver. Right click and enable executable. Now double click and select run, now follow VERY close. You will be prompted to make decisions many times. Follow close or your screwed and must start over.
SimonTS wrote:Mine is running on a network. I just ran the HPLIP from that web-page, then ran the 'Printers' application, added it by IP address and everything worked perfectly. It even scans across the network for me. Took about 1/2 the time that it took my Dad to install it natively on Windows 7, and it is more reliable.
I have looked at the HPLIP install instructions for Debian and they cover the same version as you have, so it may be worth uninstalling from the package manager and then following the instructions for Debian carefully to make sure it is done right.
Run in terminalsomething to do with lpadmin
slider wrote:mintph,Run in terminalsomething to do with lpadmin
Check to see if you are in group lpadmin. The groups that you are in will be listed in the output.
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When posting output please post the actual error and/or text, thanks.
sgo@sgo ~ $ groups sgo
sgo : sgo sudo
sgo@sgo ~ $
SimonTS wrote:Slider has got what I was about to post as I read through the catch-up on this thread. From the HPLIP install guide page;-
For normal users other than root add user name to "lp" and "lpadmin" group:
su -c "usermod -a -G lp,lpadmin $USER"
Restart your PC (or) Logout and Login.
If the user isn't listed as a member of 'lpadmin' then he won't be allowed access to the print system. From my system;-
simon adm lp dialout cdrom plugdev lpadmin admin sambashare
$ groups simon
simon : simon adm lp dialout cdrom plugdev lpadmin admin sambashare
For you, if you need to add the user to lpadmin, it should be something like this (note that you need to use your username, not 'username';-
$ usermod -a -G lpadmin username
sgo sgo # groups
root lp lpadmin
sgo sgo # $ usermod -a -G lpadmin sgo
$: command not found
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