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kapi
May 24th, 2010, 01:16 PM
Tried using a hp printer I had sitting in the garage. Still using 9.10 and it works fine (didn't in Jaunty).

Now I cant seem to get ink levels to show up. it says 'Marker levels are not reported for this printer'

any ideas?

yaaarrrgg
May 25th, 2010, 05:40 AM
Might depend on the printer. For my HP monochrome laser printer, I just downloaded the latest hplip from source forge, and ran it. Then the toner levels were in the hplip toolkit.

http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html

HP's site should say what level of support the printer model will have... what's the model?

kaibob
May 25th, 2010, 05:23 PM
My experience is the same as that of yaaarrrgg. The only difference is that I installed hplip-gui from the repo's to get the HPLIP toolbox. In my case, the total install including dependencies was around 75 MB. I have included a screenshot of the toolbox.