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trying to install hp 3745 in 5.2.5 solved
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Bligh

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PostPosted: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 22:54    Post subject:  trying to install hp 3745 in 5.2.5 solved
Subject description: 3745 is not on list is there another that will work?
 

Never installed a printer in Puppy. 3745 is not on the list, is there another that will work?
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PostPosted: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 23:20    Post subject:  

What is the full model name of your printer?
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PostPosted: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 23:24    Post subject:  

hp deskjet 3745, it's just a cheap little color inkjet printer. it installs in win and pclinux and vector the model selected was 3740.
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PostPosted: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 23:32    Post subject:  

The thread directly above this one discusses how to install a printer in Lupu. Go there and get the hplip_print-3.11.7.pet. It has a driver for the Deskjet 3740 series.
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PostPosted: Mon 22 Aug 2011, 23:34    Post subject:  

Thanks for the quick reply and the info. I'll give that a try.
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PostPosted: Tue 23 Aug 2011, 02:53    Post subject:  

I have vector installed on the os partition of that drive. Somehow I corrupted the installation, I can install the printer but it won't print. The print server isn't working. Everything else seems ok. Now that I have Puppy 525 installed (save2 file) and the printer is working, I will leave vector as it is.
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PostPosted: Tue 23 Aug 2011, 09:37    Post subject:  

Are you confirming that the hplip_print-3.11.7.pet installed your HP Deskjet 3745 in Lupu 525? This is useful information for other users if you specifically say so.
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PostPosted: Tue 23 Aug 2011, 11:57    Post subject:  

Yes, it seems to be working. I printed a .txt file from geany to test it.
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