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by pdc_2
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I get an HP Deskjet up and running?
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: How do I get an HP Deskjet up and running?

my interpretation of your lp result; is that the printer is not "being seen" by Mint; so I wonder if it talking to the router; (our experience of attempting to set up an OfficeJet was that the HP would not connect wirelessly to the router; even though I activated the WPS button; we had to use a usb ...
by pdc_2
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I get an HP Deskjet up and running?
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: How do I get an HP Deskjet up and running?

so which model of HP Deskjet do you have? and which version of Mint are you running please? If you open a terminal; the black tv screen on the bottom line; and paste lpinfo -v into the terminal; hit the ENTER key; and if you select what you get; copy it; (copy on top line of menu bar of terminal ..)...
by pdc_2
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Mint 18/19 And Canon Color Laser All In One
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Canon MF8280CW needs UFR 3.5 driver from Canon

so if I was installing the Canon driver for this device, I would go here https://www.canon-europe.com/support/consumer_products/products/fax__multifunctionals/laser/laserbase_mf_series/i-sensys_mf8280cw.aspx?type=drivers&driverdetailid=tcm:13-1506758&os=Linux%20(64-bit)&language=EN (Canon Europe sit...
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP DeskJet 2655
Replies: 26
Views: 275

Re: HP DeskJet 2655

My hypothesis is that this device will not work on linux; as it is not listed on the hplip website as recognised and supported by hplip;

the 2633 would be the nearest; surely you need to talk to HP:
by pdc_2
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: installing epson printer WF-2750
Replies: 8
Views: 112

Re: installing epson printer WF-2750

so Jim just do as srq says: enter the password and hit the ENTER key to make things happen; then sit back and watch as the package gets installed; then start bottom left at the MENU sign; go up to ADMINISTRATION and then find PRINTERS: click to open that do you see an icon for the EPSON? If so, righ...
by pdc_2
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP DeskJet 2655
Replies: 26
Views: 275

Re: HP DeskJet 2655

sorry to hear of your continuing problems; at heart, this 2655 doesn't appear on hplip's page of supported printers; .. it must be so close to others; but close seems not enough to make it work; Everyone sings HP's praises; you do see posts with issues; If you still have the Canon, there is a progra...
by pdc_2
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: installing epson printer WF-2750
Replies: 8
Views: 112

Re: installing epson printer WF-2750

sorry to hear of continuing problems; so it looks from googling on your error message that there is a new bug in gdebi that is causing the problem you experience; so let's try a different tack .. if you open a terminal; (hold down the control and alt and t keys all at once ......... sort of like a c...
by pdc_2
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother MFC-J4620 Scanner not found after upgrade to LM19[SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: Brother MFC-J4620 Scanner not found after upgrade to LM19

so deepak has pointed you to a tutorial; there are a lot of steps there ......... the other option is to use the install tool that Brother supply; have a look at this thread that is beside yours; https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=273237 follow the instructions there; you can download...
by pdc_2
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Pixma MX479
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Pixma MX479

googling on your error, if you go up to Home folder from the Menu at bottom left; when Home Folder opens; go 3 down in left column; and look for the /etc folder and open it and look for cups and then look for cupsd.conf.O which you can open with LibreOffice and see if there is text there; sometimes ...
by pdc_2
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP DeskJet 2655
Replies: 26
Views: 275

Re: HP DeskJet 2655

great; so if you do
hp-setup
now, do things go better?
by pdc_2
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: (RESOLVED) Mint 19 Cinnamon with Brother MFC-J870 printer/scanner
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Mint 19 Brother MFC-J870

Your J870 is airprint-compatible; that was introduced last year in Ubuntu so comes to the new Mint; Brother supply an install script; it installs Brother drivers for the printing and scanning side of things; I recommend using the install script; it will install the scanner drivers and hopefully all ...
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SOLVED: HP 1200 Laserjet Printer Disappeared
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: HP 1200 Laserjet Printer Disappeared

deaster2@deaster2hp:~$ lpinfo -v
lpinfo: Bad file descriptor
as you may sense, something is seriously awry with your system; I will try to google later; on
lpinfo: Bad file descriptor
... one gets various hits
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Pixma MX479
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Pixma MX479

so can you type or paste two commands into the terminal;

first,

Code: Select all

lpinfo -v
and if you copy what you get, and paste it into a reply; inside code tags: the 5th icon from the left in the above line.

then

Code: Select all

dpkg -l cnijfilter*
and do the same; thanks
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SOLVED: HP 1200 Laserjet Printer Disappeared
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: HP 1200 Laserjet Printer Disappeared

so this printer needed an earlier version of hplip; so what you have is fine; if you open a terminal (hold down the control and alt and t keys all at once); and type hp-setup in the terminal; hplip should check things and should set up the printer; if it doesn't work, if you also do lpinfo -v and lp...
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] HP Deskjet 3700 doesn't print
Replies: 11
Views: 148

Re: [SOLVED] HP Deskjet 3700 doesn't print

well done wordmaze; I would never have thought to say ...... hey, wait a minute ........... is your keyboard running in spanish ...... forums are like games of poker; it's hard to get people to show their full hand! Glad it is all working and enjoy
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP DeskJet 2655
Replies: 26
Views: 275

lpinfo forbidden message is very strange

<user> ~ $ lpinfo -v lpinfo: Forbidden this is very strange; my take is there must be some permissions issues on your account; hopefully someone familiar with permissions can spot this and suggest how to check things out; you should NOT need to invoke sudo to get lpinfo (On the other hand, it is a ...
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: any experience using Epson Expression Home XP-430 Small-in-One Inkjet Printer
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: any experience using Epson Expression Home XP-430 Small-in-One Inkjet Printer

great; is it usb connected; and have you used the scanner on it please?
by pdc_2
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner
Replies: 24
Views: 297

Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 scanner

I read this earlier; I see kyphi has said what I was wondering about: but if it is ok to comment as well; dduran: can you type or paste lpinfo -v and also lpstat -t in a terminal; and can you copy what you get there; and paste it back here from the two commands; putting it inside the code display: i...
by pdc_2
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP DeskJet 2655
Replies: 26
Views: 275

Re: HP DeskJet 2655

HP produce a bewildering variety of devices; I can't see this on the "supported printers" list on their hplip website unless you try contacting them directly; they have been updating hplip a lot in recent times If you right-click on the icon for the HP, what does it say in MAKE & MODEL ? what does l...

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