When it came to the Linux installation I thought that I need to download all sorts of files but it turned out that hplip the driver and frontend is included in a standard Ubuntu installation. Solution and Diagnostic Data Collection. Thanks for the help, maybe if I bang my had against the wall long enough I’ll figure it out? When I try to open xsane I get the error message that no scanner was found. Automatic document feeder Wireless network support Print directly from USB and memory cards Fax Color display on the printer Installation — Mac, Linux, Windows The unit came with a installation CD which contained both Mac and Windows drivers and even though the programs for both were quite bloated and large they worked with out a hitch. All these capabilities make it a great choice for the dual role of home and home-office AIO. This product detection tool installs software on your Microsoft Windows device that allows HP to detect and gather data about your HP and Compaq products to provide quick access to support information and solutions.

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Choose ‘Refresh’ to update the list. If your printer is not recognized at all, try connecting it and turning it on, then reboot your system. While researching I had the following prioritized demands for the new printer: Maybe this will help you, too. The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. The former are best suited for a home, while the latter work well for a small office or home office. It offers photo-friendly features and high-quality photo prints, and also sports an automatic document feeder ADFstandalone and fax, network connector, and Wi-Fi capability, all features that any office would welcome.


HP photosmart C7280 review – works great under Linux

The scanner of my Photosmart C didn’t work until I installed the latest hplip from the hp website. If you need to reset your password, click here. The main reason to by a new printer was to be able to make copies and scan documents, so a new printer would have to be a All-In-One AIO printer.

Then again, you could always add them back though I don’t think they’re necessary. This could take up to 3 minutes, depending on your computer and connection speed. The device connection type was: HP has scanned your product but currently has no suggestions for driver updates.

C72280 a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Then I tried again and I was given the correct driver. When I used the wizard, it was able to find the printer automatically and very quickly.

HP Photosmart C with Ubuntu | Linuxtechie’s Blog

HP Photosmart c Series hpijs, 3. Make sure you have the hpijs-ppds package installed along with hplip-gui.


However, I had to locate the PPD file for it. Yes this printer lunux wireless! HP encountered an error while trying to scan your product. I found out I needed to install the hpijs-ppds package. Since we are connecting to the C via the network, no configuration changes are required for CUPS.

HP Photosmart C7280 with Ubuntu

Select an operating system and version to see available software for this product. Select your operating system and versionChange Detected operating system: Select the desired files and choose ‘Download files’ to start a batch download. So — everything works? The wizard should make everything self-explanatory, except you may have to manually search for the PPD file, if the wizard cannot find it for you. This site uses cookies.

April 6th, 2. It does find the printer by itself and I have also tried installing manually, once I’d found the URI.

Of course, you will have to change the above IP address to match your needs. It can be setup as a wired Ethernet print server, wireless Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: