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by pdc_2
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson ET-2650 not working (I searched and tried)
Replies: 7
Views: 194

Epson ET-2650 and Turboprint

Gert: I must have missed your post a week ago; I think it is worth saying that folks say ...... that linux is free ..... as in speech .......... you can read the code and you can change it .......... but folks say it is not the assumption that it is ....... free ...... as in beer ............ ______...
by pdc_2
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: problem to install Hp Laserjet cp1025 Color
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: problem to install Hp Laserjet cp1025 Color

so we have another thread active on this forum; also to do with hplip; and a printer needing a plug-in; and the download not working; ........ https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=264136&p=1432836#p1432836 I have posted in that, so suggestions are there ........ ..... essence is: you ne...
by pdc_2
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Installing HPLIP Drivers on HP LaserJet Pro MFP M127fw
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Installing HPLIP Drivers on HP LaserJet Pro MFP M127fw

so from this thread on the Ubuntu forums; post #5 https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2383323 reports problems getting the plug-ins from the download site; https://bugs.launchpad.net/hplip/+bug/1749573 ..... which may well explain some issues for you! The poster suggests a couple of solutions:...
by pdc_2
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3
Replies: 11
Views: 528

Re: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3

I have to say that I am really curious that it has been recommended that the bcmwl-kernel-source be installed for the 4312; I say that because the Ubuntu forums has a "sticky"; that sits at the top of their network forum; and the thread is by chili555; who must be regarded as rather good on wifi he ...
by pdc_2
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: problem to install Hp Laserjet cp1025 Color
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Hp Laserjet Color cp1025

so Jurgen I can't find the CP1025 listed on HP's list of printers https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/supported_devices/index but one's like the HP Color LaserJet cp1215 Printer all are listed are "requiring" the plug-in; as you say; but HP would advise I think that you open a te...
by pdc_2
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

I think if you joined the SANE Development mailing list; and got advice there; they would tell you; what I suggested ...... add the Rolf Bensch ppa; as per the instructions; let synaptic then install the latest sane and at least the TS will be recognised but seems like ..... will only work usb ........
by pdc_2
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] HP printer doesn't work with Mint 18.3
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: HP printer doesn't work with Mint 18.3

Hi Don; I just wonder if you run hp-check for us; maybe it is just the same as hp-doctor; if so, I apologise and then if not too much missing, if you delete the existing entry for the HP from the PRINTERS folder; (as it isn't working ...) and then run hp-check ...... there is a chance that will do t...
by pdc_2
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Samsung ML-1740 Cups filter rastertopdf
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Samsung ML-1740 Cups filter rastertopdf

If I was going to install the ULD driver from Samsung, I would go here https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/samsung-ml-1915-laser-printer-series/17156956 and enter the linux and ubuntu sections; then download what will be their tar.gz file the version I have; just to see what is in it; i...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

adding launcher to Mint Mate

to reply about launchers: we use Mate; so what I posted was what Mate would offer; the applets is all new to me: are you using Cinnamon or something? .... if you have added ScanGearMP2 to the main menu; you can now go the bottom panel; select to add a new thing; and if you choose 2nd down .... appli...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

to reply about SANED: I had always understood that if you have a wireless printer in your study; and the wireless router sitting nearby; you had to still involve SANED: ..... I had understood the rationale was that with a printer data just goes out; with a scanner it goes 2 ways; so security risks ....
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer

so you have just asked about an upgrade; from the Brother installer script; it uses the Brother drivers and it gets called DCP-L2540DW ........ I would always be tempted to use that one; the reason I say that, is that DCP-L2540DW-series is to me; likely to be an open-source option; .... I am thinkin...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Linux Mint Mate 18.3 & Brother printer
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Linux Mint Mate 18.3 & Brother printer

I would have thought doing the upgrade that if your previous config worked; it should be fine after the upgrade; to have a printer working you seem to need: 1) drivers installed 2) register the printer with lpadmin ........... the admin for linux printing ........ so your drivers should safely stay ...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

Is what you're saying that SANE is simply not quite able to completely support my particular all-in-one (TS5020) at this time, so that even if I modify SANE files by giving it the IP of the scanner / printer (as I've done), it won't work? ........ when the team at SANE say wifi not working ...... t...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: hpcup error reporting?
Replies: 1
Views: 23

HP Envy 4500 series

I think if you could just tell us a little more about what has happened to you please: ..... you have an HP4500 series device; you set it up .... a while ago .... it has been working fine .... when you did something .... something happened; I am sorry; a lot of us are just plodders; often the storie...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

so there are two separate ways of coaxing a scanner into life: 1) open-source ..... by SANE 2) a driver from the manufacturer ___________ as I understand link 18 https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/18 it advises one on the manufacturer's driver ..... I was attempting to say that the S...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

you also ask 3) Why can’t I create a shortcut to that file? ________ I think what you want is called a LAUNCHER on linux; 1) go to bottom panel; right click ....... select ADD to PANEL 2) select top-line ....... CUSTOM ...... click ADD button on bottom of box 3) as you know, COMMAND must be scangear...
by pdc_2
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: How do I Coax Linux 18.3 Cinnamon to Look for Scanner Portion of Networked Pixma all-in-one?

welcome to the forums; we hope you can get actively involved; and help; your contribution would be greatly valued; _______ if I say that programmes such as Simple Scan and XSane are the "front-ends" for the engine of open-source scanning, which is SANE http://www.sane-project.org/ like many aspects ...
by pdc_2
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Samsung ML-1740 Cups filter rastertopdf
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Samsung ML-1740 Cups filter rastertopdf

we have that raster file rastertoqpdl in our usr/lib/cups/filters directory; it seems uncommon for it to wander off: google doesn't really mention it since a strange 2008 Arch post marked as SOLVED but to me it ends nowhere; other posts for Samsung mention rastertospl vanishing; what about going to ...
by pdc_2
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] Canon MG2522 recognized but no print output
Replies: 25
Views: 313

Re: [SOLVED] Canon MG2522 recognized but no print output

"You know I no longer have that printer, right?"

.... oh well then all is fine Ozo
by pdc_2
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer

Hi there wpshooter Mint always tries to be helpful; so it will attempt to auto-configure the printer for you; sometimes it doesn't have the right thing that you might want ........ on the menu ........ so it offers something near If you go to the PRINTERS folder; right-click on each icon; look in PR...

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