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Adding a HP Printer to the PI
« on: September 11, 2017, 09:12:51 am »
You have to add all the printing support as it's not already set up.

In terminal -

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install cups
sudo apt-get install hplip
sudo usermod -a -G lpadmin pi
sudo nano /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

Change this line -

Listen localhost:631 to #Listen localhost:631

Add this after that line -

Port 631

Add this line -

Allow @local

after Order allow,deny in Location & Location /admin & Location /admin/conf

CTRL O then CTRL X

sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart

Then run the internet browser with 127.0.0.1:631 on the address line.

Add a printer. This will find the printer. Click on the PPD file at the bottom and browse for the right PPD file. OK.

Try a test print.

Norman ;)
PS this is to remind me as well!