HP laser jet 4 Plus drivers missing

Asked by Stephen Pink on 2012-03-26

I had Ubuntu disk from another mag, I got issue 12 ubuntu user, and had to re-install ubuntu, however now have a problem I an adding a printer lpd://192.168.2.7/PS332968_p1 and HP list does not show HP LaserJet 4 Plus Foomatic/ljet4,but the older disc did, how do I get the drivers please.

PS I am a newbee to linux.

Rgds
Steve

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2012-03-26
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2012-03-26

Can you ping the IP?

Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l; | grep hplip

Thanks

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #2

ping yes, not sure what you mean by

" Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l; | grep hplip"

Steve

Copy the command and press CTRL+ALT+T

Paste the command in and press ENTER, copy the output and paste it here as an update

Thanks

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #4

sean@sean-MS-6785:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l; | grep hplip
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `|'

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #5

on two sytems now the sean-ms6785 is my sons with the peoblem

Sorry:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep hplip

Thanks

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #7

sean@sean-MS-6785:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep hplip

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 11.10
Release: 11.10
Codename: oneiric
Linux sean-MS-6785 3.0.0-16-generic #29-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 14 12:49:42 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
ii hplip 3.11.7-1ubuntu3.1 HP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP)
ii hplip-cups 3.11.7-1ubuntu3.1 HP Linux Printing and Imaging - CUPS Raster driver (hpcups)
ii hplip-data 3.11.7-1ubuntu3.1 HP Linux Printing and Imaging - data files

If you add a printer and select a network printer and just type the IP and click detect, is it detected? Remove the printer you added before first

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #9

Many Thanks.

Stephen Pink (pinksh1t) said : #10

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.