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Is HP envy 7800 series supported yet?

asked 2019-02-04 16:15:27 -0500

rjm957 gravatar image

I've installed the hplib-gui package and installed it. However, it does not recognize my HP Envy 7800 multi-function printer. Is it not supported yet? It shows up under settings->devices->printers.

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answered 2019-02-05 00:26:52 -0500

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As far as I can see this printer supports AirPrint. And cups is also capable to talk to AirPrint printers, also called IPP Everywhere, you could try this.

From the man page of lpadmin:

EXAMPLE
       Create an IPP Everywhere print queue:

           lpadmin -p myprinter -E -v ipp://myprinter.local/ipp/print -m everywhere

You may need to run avahi on your system for this to work,

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I was able to turn on an advanced option to search for Bonjour printers and it found my printer. thanks for the help.

rjm957 gravatar imagerjm957 ( 2019-02-05 21:44:45 -0500 )edit
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answered 2019-02-04 17:53:46 -0500

The HP Linux Imaging and Printing page lists it as included in hplip although it's end-of-life.

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