The note at the top says to use the foomatic/ljet4 driver, but the later instructions say to use the foomatic/hl Does someone know which is. I picked up a Brother HLW wireless laser printer at OfficeMax a and Model: Brother HLW Foomatic/hpijs-pcl5e (recommended). In Intrepid Ibex, the Brother HL printer is not working under default drivers. as for the HLW printer. autodetects, uses this ppd, still listed as debian/control: Made foomatic-db-hpijs package obsolete by adding.

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Available diffs diff from ubuntu1 to ubuntu1 bytes. Deleted in bionic -proposed Reason: Anthony Noto angusthefuzz wrote on Find all posts by Oko. Otherwise the command line of foomatic-compiledb gets messed up.

Obsolete in quantal -release on Available diffs diff from ubuntu1 in Ubuntu to 1. We do not recover the Recommends: Connecting the printer to the wireless AP was a breeze — simply connect the printer via wire to either the PC via USB or the router via ethernet and do the config using either the web interface built into the printer or the software.

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Change log for foomatic-db package in Ubuntu

Compressed all physical PPD files of the openprinting-ppds and openprinting-ppds-extra packages into archive files reducing the disk space occupation by a factor of 10, freeing several tens of megabytes on the Ubuntu Desktop CDs or on any live CD based on Debian or a derivative distribution. Driver packages which need the XMLs for building have to Build-Depend on foomatic-db and Build-Conflict with foomatic-db-compressed-ppds.


Citing a fault in the cups drivers for at the least, this printer modela solution was explained using a generic driver instead of the [presumably broken] cups driver:. Obsolete in oneiric -release on Available diffs diff from ubuntu1 in Ubuntu to bytes.

I didn’t mention that in my overly long and numerous posts in this thread, but at some point, I did create the ppd using openprinting. All times are GMT. Please add this as another driver known to work on openprinting.

Nominated for Jaunty by Andrew Cranwell. Fixed “lpstat -r” check for the auto update of PPDs of existing queues. After these debs are installed to the system, it autodetects the printer and chooses a sort of PPD file which is labelled as for the HLW printer. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Deleted in xenial -proposed Reason: I found out that i had a wrong option in the printer settings.

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Obsolete in vivid -release on Originally Posted by Oko Some people feel nervous about downloading hl-22170 shit from the Internet Deleted in cosmic -proposed Reason: For these printers PostScript is also an optional add-on and therefore one should be able to also set them up in PCL mode.


But my mind changed after a few days: Available diffs diff from ubuntu1 to ubuntu2 bytes. Available diffs diff from ubuntu2 in Ubuntu to 1. The splitting was formerly introduced to save space on the Ubuntu Desktop CD. So I got the printer hooked up, on the wireless network, static IP set up, and off I go to install the drivers on the machines. Available diffs diff from ubuntu4 to ubuntu1 1.

Let build process error out if PPD archiving errors out. Published in trusty -release on Obsolete in wily -release on Foomatoc De Vuyst pascal-devuyst wrote on Only this time, determined to find a solution.

There is a new driver specific to the HL is available on the Brother website, so it is no longer necessary to use a work-around driver for another model.

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At first I went to the manufacturer’s website and got a. Removed patch with upstream fixes. It must have taken me the better part of half an hour start to finish.