Setting wireless network printer issue

Luya Tshimbalanga luya at
Fri Jan 4 18:02:48 UTC 2013

On 04/01/13 05:08 AM, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA wrote:
> On 04/01/13 04:35, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote:
>> No luck. On my network, HP eStation ip address is with 
>> network name HPFFBBC9.
>> Somehow, hp-setup does not detect the printer presence in wireless 
>> netowrk (it did on F17).
>> I am puzzled why hp-setup failed on F18.
>> -- 
>> Luya Tshimbalanga
>> Graphic & Web Designer 
>    I find that CUPS works simplest for me. In browser localhost:631    
> login as root at the CUPS prompt or else it wont let you do anything.
>        Add Printer > AppSocket/HP JetDirect
>    In my system the address for an HP C-6800 is 
> socket://
>    Then follow menu items for manufacturer and model. I used the same
>    procedure for the two Brother laser printers also. Just added the HP
>    printer in F-18 and printed test page without a problem.
>    Bob
Althought printer works, scanner does not :(

Luya Tshimbalanga
Graphic & Web Designer
E: luya at

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