How to install HP Deskjet D2560

Asked by ronnie_libra on 2008-09-20

my computer detected the hp deskjet D2560,but when i print it just keep on blinking, so i wonder if it is compatible with kubuntu 8.04. I don't know how to properly intall the printer or its driver may be this was the cause the why i can used my printer..

Somebody!!!!!! PLS Help me to install my printer.......
thanks in advance

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ronnie_libra
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2008-09-21
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2008-09-21
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2008-09-20
Tony Pursell (ajpursell) said : #1

Hi

Your printer is well supported in Linux. See

http://openprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=HP-D2560

so if you went through adding it as a new printer and chose the hpijs driver for it, Kubuntu has recognised it. Go to Applications > Accessories > Manage Print Jobs. Have you got print jobs queued ?

Is this a new printer? Have you ever printed on it? E.G. with Windows.

How is it connected? What does it say about it in System > Administration > Printing? Try printing a test page.

Debugging printer problems can be difficult.

Tony

Please also try hplip

How to install hplip package

First please check if you hp printer is supported by hplip http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/supported_devices/index.html

Then please open a Terminal from the menu Applications->Accessories->Terminal and type:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install hplip

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Then to setup hplip type:

sudo hp-setup

Hope this helps

ronnie_libra (ronnie-libra) said : #3

thank you tony and marcoba your info helps me a lot!!!
I hope we could help more others out there,
Pls. Keep on supporting our Community...

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