Trying to connect a wireless HP scanner.

Asked by Steve Ray on 2019-08-15

Trying to use hp scanner/printer (Laserjet Pro MFP M26nw) to scan. I can print to it but none of the scanning apps can find it. Using Ubuntu 18.04.3

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2019-08-21
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2019-09-05
shivani mandora (shivani1708) said : #1

Hi ,

Have you installed plugin file for the same HPLIP driver ?
And both system and printer should be in same network in order to detect through hp-scan.

Steve Ray (srayspain) said : #2

When I try to install the plug in I get this error which I do not know how
to correct.

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.19.6)
Plugin Installer ver. 3.0

Copyright (c) 2001-18 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
unde conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Plug-in version: 3.19.6
Installed HPLIP version: 3.19.6
Number of files to install: 64

Plugin installation failed
error: Python gobject/dbus may be not installed
error: Plug-in install failed.

On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 8:03 AM shivani mandora <
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> Hi ,
>
> Have you installed plugin file for the same HPLIP driver ?
> And both system and printer should be in same network in order to detect
> through hp-scan.
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

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Steve Ray (srayspain) said : #4

Printer and computer are on the same network. When I try to install the plugin I get error message in my original post.