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  1. #1
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    unable to print with hp printer

    i have gotten an error message saying i need to install a plugin. when i try to update that it says i need to update my firmware. when i try to do that i get an error message that i need to update teh plugin. i already went to the synaptic package manager and downloaded eveything with hp on it. i have downloaded the hplip status manager. i am sure i have all the plugins i need but i get an error message about the firmware when i enter hp - plugin into the terminal.

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    Re: unable to print with hp printer

    What is the MODEL of your HP printer?

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    Re: unable to print with hp printer

    The driver installed by synaptic is old.

    Best to download the newest from HP. The driver seems to cover many HP printers & distributions.
    HP Deskjet 3520
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2109050
    For info on UEFI boot install & repair:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
    Please use Thread Tools above first post to close thread when/if answered completely.







  4. #4
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    Re: unable to print with hp printer

    hp laserjet proP1102w

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    Re: unable to print with hp printer

    hp laserjet proP1102w

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