[SOLVED] Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

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[SOLVED] Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

Post by PSG1 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:33 pm

I'm running Linux Mint Cinnamon 19 on an ASUS Zenbook. I installed the network drivers for the HP Laser Jet Pro MFP m130nw printer. When I try to print a test page, the job stalls. The job-printer-state-message is "filter failed."

I'm new to Linux and would appreciate help. Thanks.
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Re: Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

Post by srq2625 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:37 am

PSG1 wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:33 pm
I'm running Linux Mint Cinnamon 19 on an ASUS Zenbook. I installed the network drivers for the HP Laser Jet Pro MFP m130nw printer. When I try to print a test page, the job stalls. The job-printer-state-message is "filter failed."

I'm new to Linux and would appreciate help. Thanks.
To help us help you, can you expand on what you mean by "installed the network driverers"?

If you have printers installed in the "Printers" under "System Settings", you might want to delete it/them before proceeding - just to avoid confusion.

Additionally, running the following in a terminal window is likely to solve your problems:

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sudo apt install hplip hplip-gui
hp-setup
hp-plugin
The first installs the HP printer drivers from the LM (or Ubuntu) repositories.
The second allows you to configure the printer driver.
The third is optional and should be run only if you have a flat-bed scanner on your MFP - probably.

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Re: Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

Post by PSG1 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:35 pm

Thanks for your advice. It's printing now.

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Re: Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

Post by srq2625 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:11 am

Good to hear.

Maybe mark this topic solved? Edit the subject line of the first post in this thread and preface it with something like "<SOLVED>".

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Re: [SOLVED] Wireless HP printer installs but doesn't print

Post by PSG1 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:28 pm

Done. Thanks, again.

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