Thanks for your message.I have installed the HP
printer software etc.It worked well but my printer didn't.Have checked
the links and other information to confirm.
On 29/06/18 17:05, Morrie Wyatt wrote:
> Hi Peter.
> A quick search on Google shows me that your printer is supported by
> the HPLIP packages.
> run "sudo aptitude install hplip hplip-gui" to install these packages.
> (And if you want access to the scanner too, add sane and xsane to the
> list of packages in the above command.
> Then run "sudo hp-setup", and select the "Jetdirect" option.
> The IP address looks like it has been assigned by DHCP from your router.
> It may well be worth either to lock down that IP address at the router
> DHCP settings, or set the IP address as a static on the printer itself.
> The goal being to ensure its IP address doesn't change from time to time.
> Here's where I found the info.
> and here:
> Hope this helps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: luv-beginners [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Peter via luv-beginners
> Sent: Friday, 29 June 2018 11:35 AM
> To: luv-beginners(a)luv.asn.au
> Subject: Re: [luv-beginners] wireless printing.
> I have tried the wireless setup on the printer menu and connected to my
> home router successfully.Not
> sure if that is required.However, the printer now says it's IP address
> is 192.168.0.11.Not sure if that is the IP address that is relevant.
> On 29/06/18 10:50, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> Peter via luv-beginners wrote:
>>> I am trying to do wireless printing for the first time with Linux
>>> but have not succeeded so far.
>>> I have a HP photosmart 5520 printer which may not be working properly using
>>> a wireless connection.The printer sends out a wifi signal which I am able to
>>> connect to using my computer.A notification pops up saying I have connected
>>> to it.I am using Linux Mint 18.I don't know where to go from there.How do I
>>> print a test page? I have opened system-configuration-printer but the
>>> printer does not show up there like it does with a USB connection.The
>>> printer does not print using the USB connection as there is something wrong
>>> with the printer,I want to test it with the wirless connection before I
>>> throw it out.
>> Does the printer have an IP address or hostname?
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