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How to setup my printer HP 720 C ?
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lionesse62

Joined: 23 Sep 2007
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Location: Frankfurt/Main, Germany

PostPosted: Thu 27 Sep 2007, 14:54    Post subject:  How to setup my printer HP 720 C ?
Subject description: can install any driver with CUPS-interface...
 

Hi again,
step by step I got most of my hardware working but not yet my printer...
Via CUPS-webtool I can install any driver/printer (though there is no driver for the 720 C given...), but no test pages are printed... I even tried turbolinux-driver via pb-debianinstaller, to no avail... I also downloaded that forty-something-megas-big "hplip-xxx.pet-thing", but do get complaints by PETget: "packet expansion error". Could please somebody help here? Thank you ! lionesse
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trapster


Joined: 28 Nov 2005
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Location: Maine, USA

PostPosted: Thu 27 Sep 2007, 18:11    Post subject:  

Forget the HPLIP, I believe you can uninstall that monster.

See Here

Here

and Here

to get your printer working.

I think I would try the ***.ppd file first and save it to your /root folder. Then start CUPS and see if it's listed.

If that doesn't work, follow the first link. You'll of course need the devx_.sfs for whatever version your using for the compiling.

It's amazing what Google finds!!

Good luck.

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lluamco

Joined: 16 Mar 2007
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Location: Banyoles, Spain

PostPosted: Sat 29 Sep 2007, 07:27    Post subject:  

If you want to try again the big hplip package, please rename the file
hplip_for_puppy_217-1.7.4a-i486.v2.pet (assuming this the one you downloaded from dotpets.de) to
hplip_for_puppy_217-1.7.4a-i486.pet
and try to install the newly renamed file. That could solve the problem you encountered.
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