The quality of the prints isn’t optimal. Installing a printer on Ubuntu 7. I hope your “learning experience” is that Linux is often not nearly as hard as some folks want you to believe! I am imagining this is gonna be a learning experience Have not tried with USB.

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Works out of the box, both with a direct connection and as a network printer.

In addition, the printer is connected via an HP Print Server which the Deskjet c connects using parallel cable. There was no mismatched color issue when printing out using these Windows machines.

printer HP DeskJet C

To use as a network device hplip needed to be installed using the HP print utility, it then works perfect via network. Printing and scanning work over the network.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Prior a printer installation, I ran the update, downloaded, and installed about updates.

Deskjeg 5th, 1. I wonder if anyone here has any thoughts of what the problem could be and might be available to assist. Auto detected and worked perfectly out of the box. In Feisty, it works fine. Prints from OOo when in Postscript Level 2 mode. Also works on previous versions from Dapper through Karmic.


Produces nice color quality. For better quality try: Only tested on Samba share, not locally.

During the very short test, worked but did not print any colours. I am imagining this is gonna be a learning experience I believe most of installation process was a success which I was able to go out to the Internet using wired connectivity after some research on Google and was able to do a print test on my HP Deskjet c printer. USB both print and scan worked out off box with Dapper.

Printing and scanning works over ethernet. The quality of the prints isn’t optimal. This thread is closed to new comments. Download and install driver from http: Please test and move the results to the table above. Power-cycling the printer is necessary to restore printer operation.

Everything works perfectly including ink levels, scanning, and printing black and color. Use the the Ip address for the desjket computer in the ‘host’ field, use guest as the username with no password. Device driver hplip 2. Detected and works as PSC Note that gnome-cups-manager sets only personal defaults. Must run hp-setup utility to obtain plugin.


Bug#818706: hplip: HP DeskJet 840C – cannot print in greyscale

Try the hpijs 3. Works fine with default driver recommanded in the driver list for the printer, but when I print with Firefox, it gives me a sheet with instructions for a command to give to Firefox to get it print correctly correct level for postscript. Also, I am attempting to install a dial up modem in this machine beforehand, so I may not have internet access.