CUPS hp deskjet driver install fails
pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Jun 7 23:01:14 GMT 2005
I'm running 5.4 RELEASE. I installed cups, set up two printers (one hplj
network printer and one hpdj parallel port printer) and printed test pages.
The network printer printed a test page just fine. The parallel port
deskjet printer took about 45 minutes to print a test page.
Thinking it was a driver problem (I was using the standard cups driver), I
installed print/hpijs using the WITH_CUPS=yes option. Then I started up
print manager (in gnome2) to install the driver. It failed with an error -
"CUPS is installed differently than expected. There is no directory
There *is* a directory /usr/local/share/cups/model, so I created the
/usr/share/cups directory and created a symlink in that directory to
I then attempted to install the driver again and got the following error
"Line longer than the maximum allowed (255 characters) at
1:'/usr/local/share/ppd/HP/HP-Deskjet_932C-hpijs.ppd.gz' (which is the
driver I'm trying to install.)
Does anyone have a suggestion for my next step?
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
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