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Date:      Wed, 26 Jan 2011 11:45:45 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        Bahman Kahinpour <>
Subject:   Re: Simplest way to print to a HP USB Printer without HPLIP
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On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Bahman Kahinpour wrote:

> How can I print to a HP printer without installing HPLIP? I know the
> exact filter needed to print to the printer (foo2zjs according to
> If it were PARALLEL or SERIAL I could use the
> handbook but handbook doesn't have any info. about printing to a USB
> printer.

The only difference is the device, using /dev/ulpt0 or /dev/unlpt0.  My 
"lpd Printing With FreeBSD" demonstrates:

But a foo2zjs printer may require a firmware download before it is even 
detected as a printer, and then foo2zjs probably requires CUPS.  There 
are some threads on that may help.

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