Does HP DeskJet 1112 work with lpd on FreeBSD 10.2 amd64 ?

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sat Apr 23 12:31:19 UTC 2016

On Sat, 23 Apr 2016 17:47:33 +0530 Manish Jain <bourne.identity at> wrote:
> On 04/20/16 14:52, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:42:01 +0530 Manish Jain <bourne.identity at> wrote:
>>>> CUPS works nice for many years on my FreeBSD systems, actually CURRENT.
>>>> Why you can't get it to do anything on your system? matthias  
>>> Thanks for responding. So my question becomes "Has anyne got HP DeskJet
>>> 1112 to work with CUPS on a FreeBSD 10.2 amd64 box ?"  
>> You need to install print/hplip.  Then you can either use the graphical
>> setup tool HP Device Manager, or the CUPS web interface at
>> http://localhost:631/.  If you use the CUPS interface you need to select
>> the printer model at some point.  Your printer will be listed as
>> "HP Deskjet 1110 Series, hpcups 3.16.2".  
> This is what I get when I try to open up the cups web interface in my 
> browser even after installing apache24 :
>> Chromium's connection attempt to*localhost*was rejected  
> What could I be missing here ? hplip package was installed, along with 
> all its dependencies.
> This is what I get in dmesg :
> ulpt0: <HP DeskJet 1110 series, class 0/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 6> on usbus2
> ulpt0: using bi-directional mode
> So the printer is being detected, just as you stated. A little bit more 
> help, and I could fire up my printout page. Perhaps something to do with 
> httpd.conf ? Or perhaps /usr/local/etc/cups/cupsd.conf ?

Is the CUPS daemon actually running?  Add cupsd_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf
and run 'service cupsd start'.  Also, CUPS uses its own http server so you
don't need Apache.

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