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

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sat Apr 23 15:00:19 UTC 2016

On Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:40:28 +0530 Manish Jain <bourne.identity at> wrote:
> On 04/23/16 18:03, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
>> 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.
> Thanks for replying.
> My /etc/rc.conf does have :
> cupsd_enable="YES"
> So I presume cupsd is getting started at boot time.
> This is what I have in /usr/local/etc/cups/cupsd.conf :

I suspect this is for an older version of CUPS.  Try renaming this file
for now and copy cupsd.conf.sample (in the same directory) to cupsd.conf.
Then restart cupsd using 'service cupsd restart'.  If that works you can
enable printer sharing as documented here:

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