Re: Auto-creation of IPP network printer queues
the problem here has nothing to do with AirPrint, it is a standards IPP
The problem is that the PCL of HP's inkjets and of HP's lasers are
different, even that both printer types advertise that the understand
"application/vnd.hp-PCL". Only the PCL of laser printers (PCL 5/5c/5e)
is aupported by generic PCL drivers including the one used by
cups-filters. Therefore driverless automatic network printer setup is
only supported with PCL laser printers not with PCL inkjets.
PCL inkjets work under Linux though, but need HPLIP (which is part of
prctically any Linux distribution.
On 03/28/2016 02:26 PM, Brian Potkin wrote:
I have an HP ENVY 4500 series inkjet. With cups-browsed 1.0.61-5 on
Jessie and 'CreateIPPPrinterQueues Yes' in cups-browsed.conf a print
queue is created. With cups-browsed 1.8.3-2 it is not. The output from
'cups-browsed -v' says it is ignoring this printer as "...its PDLs are
I eventually tracked this down to a change made in 1.3.0-1:
cups-browsed: Auto-create queues for PCL-5c/e printers but
not for HP inkjet printers (which also advertise themselves
as PCL printers).
The TXT Record for this printer has
so I assume it is 'application/vnd.hp-PCL' which is being discriminated