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Re: Printer

On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 22:57 -0500, Kenneth P. Turvey wrote:
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> I'm running Debian unstable and I connect to a wireless network on which
> there is a Windows XP box that has an HP PSC 750 connected to it. I 
> would like to be able to use this printer to print web pages and PDF 
> documents from my computer.  
> A few years back setting up a printer under Linux was a real chore.  The
> last time I was faced with this I did the simple thing and bought a
> Lexmark printer with a postscript upgrade chip that I just plugged in 
> and it would work (after several hours of fiddling).  
> If this is still a huge hassle, I won't bother with it and just do all 
> my printing from the Windows box downstairs, but if the situation has
> improved and there is a simple set up for printing under Debian, I would
> like to make it happen.  Can anyone out there point me in the right
> direction?  

Supported printers are not a chore, thanks to cups. You'll want to
install the necessary cups packages (cupsys hpijs), then point your
browser to http://localhost:631/ - you can probably take it from there.

linuxprinting.org tells me that your printer is supported perfectly by
the hpjs driver:

happy printing!


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