hp-setup doesn't run

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Tue Jul 28 21:32:17 UTC 2009

Kevin Kofler wrote:

> You can use system-config-printer or system-config-printer-kde to set up
> your printer just fine,

What is the point of these two applications?
What does the kde version add?
(In my case, when I run it,
I am not asked for the root password,
and most of the possible actions are greyed-out.)

> there's no need to use the vendor-specific
> hp-setup tool.

I don't understand the relation - if any - of hplib to CUPS.
Can one install both without problems?

Timothy Murphy  
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