printing to a HP Deskjet 812C printer

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at
Wed Jul 27 23:12:10 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 6:03 PM, Ross <basarevych at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Antonio Olivares
> <olivares14031 at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Ross <basarevych at> wrote:
>>> It requires CUPS and replaces system lpr. Here's an example on setting
>>> up HPLIP:
>>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 1:25 AM, Antonio Olivares
>>> <olivares14031 at> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 5:07 PM, Ross <basarevych at> wrote:
>>>>> Why you do not use HPLIP? Your printer is supported.
>>>> Does lpd/lpr use this? or it requires CUPS?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Antonio
>> Thanks Ross,
>> But I have to compile/recompile kernel just to get it working?
>> I'll think about it :?
>> Howto you have provided is detailed and I cannot complain :(
>> Regards,
>> Antonio
> Well, you had problems with ulpt so maybe removing it which is
> required for HPLIP is a solution. Sorry if recompiling the kernel is
> not an option for you. Otherwise it just works.


I am afraid to screw up and for the first time, I can say that I have
updated FreeBSD successfully without hiccups and I have not compiled
the kernel on FreeBSD :(, I have done it on linux systems many times,
but have not here, and I would hate to lose all the work just to get
the printer working.

I will be patient and try some things out then report back.  I
appreciate the help and if I can't find a solution, I will take the
plunge :) and hopefully not fail.



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