Do I need the hplip service?
akonstam at trinity.edu
Mon Feb 20 22:38:34 UTC 2006
>>From the RPM description of the "hplip" service I can't tell if I need it
> My FC4 desktop machine accesses only a single printer. It is a networked
> Color LaserJet, shared from a CUPS server. I get to this printer via a
> locally-running copy of CUPS. I have no local printers attached to my
> So data to be printed takes this path:
> local-machine(CUPS) --> network-server(CUPS) --> printer(HP JetDirect)
> Given these circumstances, do I need to have the "hplip" service running
> my desktop machine?
The hplip package is only needed on your print servers.
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science
San Antonio, Texas
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