Printer Issues

I know I posted this before, but this was on a previous version of KDE Plasma, so it’s not 100% the same.

Link: Printer Woes

I try to find my printer, but nothing is there. Not even an option of: “Network Printer”. I did install hplip, but I can’t remember how to run it. I also installed CUPS, but it couldn’t find anything either.

My printer is connected to my network with an IP number of 192.168.1.110. It’s a Laser Jet Pro MFP M130nw. I know it works, as my Dad can print off it. He’s using Mint, and it comes right up for him. So it’s not the network that is broken.

Last time the firewall was bit of an issue, but I currently have the firewall disabled. (default since install)

Anyone know about this?

Edit: this is what I get.

https://discovery.endeavouros.com/network/printers/2021/03/#network-printer

HPLIP cannot detect printers in your network.
This may be due to existing firewall settings blocking the required ports. When you are in a trusted network environment, you may open the ports for network services like mdns and slp in the firewall. For detailed steps follow the link. https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/KnowledgeBase/Troubleshooting/TroubleshootNetwork

and

Searching... (bus=net, timeout=5, ttl=4, search=(None) desc=0, method=mdns)
error: No devices found on bus: net
error:  HPLIP cannot detect printers in your network.  This may be due to existing firewall settings blocking the required ports.
                When you are in a trusted network environment, you may open the ports for network services like mdns and slp in the firewall. For detailed steps follow the link.
                 https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/KnowledgeBase/Troubleshooting/TroubleshootNetwork  

I tried everything in your link. as well as the HP site.

Using a terminal (since HPLIP all installed), type I used the address you cited above):

hp-setup 192.168.1.110

See what goes with that. It should just pop open the gui after you hit enter and connect and open HPLIP graphically and you should be fine. I have had the graphic tool tell me mine is not there too, but the commandline start works

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That worked, thanks. Was able to print a test page. :slight_smile:

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