Printer Driver for HP Photosmart ?

Asked by dustbindiva on 2012-04-27

I have an HP Photosmart alll in one. Do I need a driver and where do I get one for the printer?. I am on Linux Ubuntu.

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2012-04-28
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2012-04-28
dustbindiva (dustbindiva) said : #1

It is Photosmart 2410.

Can you give the output of:

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

Thanks

dustbindiva (dustbindiva) said : #3

PLEASE HELP WITH THE PRINTER PROBLEM. The computer is detecting a printer model 2570 which I dont have. It is not detecting model 2410 which I have.

That's not the output of the command I gave, so WRITING UNECESSARILY IN CAPS doesn't actually do anything at all. If you give what I asked for, we can progress.

dustbindiva (dustbindiva) said : #5

I wrote in caps because I cannot read the text because it is so small. I tried to copy and paste the output but it didnt work.
I managed to delete the other HP model.

accrc@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | grep hplip
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS
Release: 10.04
Codename: lucid
Linux ubuntu 2.6.32-41-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar 29 13:08:43 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux
ii hplip 3.10.2-2ubuntu2.2 HP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP)
ii hplip-data 3.10.2-2ubuntu2.2 HP Linux Printing and Imaging - data files
accrc@ubuntu:~$

Grab the latest HPLIP from the hplip site, it will be a .run file. Mark it as executable and run it in terminal as your user (without sudo). May help

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