installing laserjet 4 plus with Parellel Cable only

Asked by Yaakov Freedman on 2012-04-15

i successfully instaled the HP Linux Imaging and Printing see (http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/models/laserjet/hp_laserjet_4_plus.html)

However when I run the hp-setup utility (see here http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install_wizard/index.html) 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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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.

Ubfan (ubfan1) said : #2

Check the parallel port section of:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingPrintingProblems

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