Setting up HP LaserJet P1005 on Debian Lenny

Do not confuse this printer with LaserJet 1005, it’s different printer (you’ll need drivers from foo2zjs package for 1005).

To make P1005 working you’ll need hplip package. Run hp-setup as root or run hplip from system menu. Unfortunately it is not able to download required plugin (at least in version 2.8.6b). You have to download it manually here http://www.linuxprinting.org/download/printdriver/auxfiles/HP/plugins/hplip-2.8.6b-plugin.run and provide to hp setup tool.

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One Response to “Setting up HP LaserJet P1005 on Debian Lenny”

  1. Deepak Says:

    Why doesn�t my printer HP LaserJet 1005 print the documents through the USB?
    When I throw a document to print on my USB, it just waits and after a minute the hp-toolbox returns these errors. Printer queue stopped Code: 700 and Device Communication Error Code: 5012.I make out my printer is fine since I print with it on my Windows xp.
    Recently I updated my Pc with windows 7�..

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