installing laserjet 4 plus with Parellel Cable only

Asked by Yaakov Freedman

i successfully instaled the HP Linux Imaging and Printing see (

However when I run the hp-setup utility (see here ubuntu 10.10) i cannot see the parelle port option as it is greyed out. therefore it cannot be installed.

please advise?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

I believe it supports parallel, you just need extra packages. I suggest you install the latest HPLIP and it will show things missing in the output in the terminal to show what is needed to make the parallel printing work.

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Ubfan (ubfan1) said :

Check the parallel port section of:

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