HP printer installation

Asked by Bernard Roger on 2012-01-14

Hello, I d like to use an Wireless HP Printer Photosmart B100 currently used by other PC (Mac and windows) at home. I set an IP fixed for this Printer but is currently unable to find and install it with my PC under Linux ?
Reading some FAQs I understood that Cd installion for Mac and Window is useless? Can u help me

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2012-01-14
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2012-01-14
mycae (mycae) said : #1

According to some users, this device works without additional driver installation:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1682763

What is the IP you used? Can you ping the device?

If you are stuck, please open a terminal, and run the following commands

uname -a
lsb_release -a
/sbin/ifconfig -a
/sbin/route

mycae (mycae) said : #2

According to some users, this device works without additional driver installation:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1682763

What is the IP you used? Can you ping the device?

If you are stuck, please open a terminal, and run the following commands, and paste the result back here, so we can get some information on your system:

uname -a
lsb_release -a
/sbin/ifconfig -a
/sbin/route

Bernard Roger (mcb33333) said : #3

Hello, after reading your comment mycae, i went back to ubuntu help pages to Wi Fi printers. A link indicated there showed me what to input into the parameters (lpd address ...) after selecting in Ububtu database my printer.
IT WORKS now. Thanks however to u since it is nice to see that there is always people ready to help.
Have a nice day