[SOLVED] HP Printer Driver

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Fred60
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[SOLVED] HP Printer Driver

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I am trying to install the latest print drivers for a HP2132 All-in-One printer. The drivers that are supplied with LINUX 17.3 Mint are down level and do not support this printer. I found the driver that do support it at http://www.hplipopensource.com . I downloaded the file for this printer hplip-3.16.2.run as instructed. The instructions then say to execute the following terminal commands and it will be installed. 1. cd desktop 2. sh hplip-3.16.2.run, seems simple enough. However, when I enter cd desktop I get, "bash: cd: downloads: no such file or directory" the command sh hplip-3.16.2.run gets, "sh: 0: can't open hplip-3.16.2.run"

What am I doing wrong?

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Last edited by Fred60 on Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: HP Printer Driver

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You have to 'cd' to the directory where you downloaded the driver. This is usually 'Downloads', not Desktop. In any case, capitalization counts. So, 'cd desktop' and 'cd Desktop' are not the same.
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Re: HP Printer Driver

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Thanks, I knew it must have been some amateurish mistake I was making. Using the wrong case in the cd command :oops: I'll try to remember that on the next test :D
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