HP Printer not working?

Gerard Samuel fbsd-questions at trini0.org
Sat May 15 15:04:45 PDT 2004

On Thursday 03 June 2004 03:48 pm, David Telyas wrote:
> Hi all
> I have an i386 running FreeBSD 5.2.1 and KDE, but I can't get my printer
> working. It's a HP Deskjet 5550 connected via USB. I've heard about lpd
> and cups, but don't know which one to use or what the difference is. So
> can anyone guide a Windows user to an easy howto?
> Btw I got cups to find the printer, but it's only working in raw format,
> so I can't really use it.

Here is an article I wrote some time ago, using CUPS and an HP DeskJet.
It should still apply...

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