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Date:      Wed, 20 Jul 2011 07:47:49 -0500
From:      Franci Nabalanci <lumiwa@gmail.com>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: printer - broadband router
Message-ID:  <CAJHU=ooA3-ta5Yx8K_a=wx5Ei1mrjAtHxR9gRjL=BKJa54_TNA@mail.gmail.com>
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I am so sorry it was my mistake: the printer is HP Business inkjet 3000.


On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Jul 2011, ajtiM wrote:
>
>  My system: FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p1 #0m I use KDE 4.6.5
>> CUPS and HPLIP are installed.
>> I have an old broadband router D-604 (dlink), cable Internet and my
>> computer
>> with FreeBSD and the other one with Windows are connected to the router.
>> I got HP bussiness inkjet 5000 which was connected to the network (my
>> work).
>> And the last one: I never had printer on my computer with FreeBSD and
>> looks
>> like is not so easy to setup.
>>
>> I just run HP Device Manager and it didn't find anything but light where
>> is
>> printer connected blink.
>>
>
> Setting up printers on FreeBSD generally isn't that hard.  Difficulties
> come from cheap printers that have oddball page description languages or
> "host-based" printers which expect bitmaps only, and in a specific format.
>  Some of these printers require a firmware download before they can do
> anything.
>
> openprinting.org doesn't list a Business Inkjet 5000, so I can't tell what
> PDLs it understands.
>



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