Ubuntu: some thing wrong with hp printer



Question:

I'm using ubuntu16.04

output of hp-check -rt:

Saving output in log file: /home/hqiu/Downloads/hplip-3.16.10/hp-check.log    HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.16.3)  Dependency/Version Check Utility ver. 15.1    Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP  This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.  This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it  under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.    Note: hp-check can be run in three modes:  1. Compile-time check mode (-c or --compile): Use this mode before compiling the  HPLIP supplied tarball (.tar.gz or .run) to determine if the proper dependencies  are installed to successfully compile HPLIP.                                      2. Run-time check mode (-r or --run): Use this mode to determine if a distro      supplied package (.deb, .rpm, etc) or an already built HPLIP supplied tarball     has the proper dependencies installed to successfully run.                        3. Both compile- and run-time check mode (-b or --both) (Default): This mode      will check both of the above cases (both compile- and run-time dependencies).       Check types:                                                                      a. EXTERNALDEP - External Dependencies                                            b. GENERALDEP - General Dependencies (required both at compile and run time)      c. COMPILEDEP - Compile time Dependencies                                         d. [All are run-time checks]                                                      PYEXT SCANCONF QUEUES PERMISSION                                                    Status Types:      OK      MISSING       - Missing Dependency or Permission or Plug-in      INCOMPAT      - Incompatible dependency-version or Plugin-version      ---------------  | SYSTEM INFO |  ---------------     Kernel: 4.4.0-45-generic #66-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 19 14:12:37 UTC 2016 GNU/Linux   Host: hqiu   Proc: 4.4.0-45-generic #66-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 19 14:12:37 UTC 2016 GNU/Linux   Distribution: ubuntu 16.04   Bitness: 64 bit      -----------------------  | HPLIP CONFIGURATION |  -----------------------    HPLIP-Version: HPLIP 3.16.3  HPLIP-Home: /usr/share/hplip  HPLIP-Installation: Auto installation is supported for ubuntu distro  16.04 version     Current contents of '/etc/hp/hplip.conf' file:  # hplip.conf.  Generated from hplip.conf.in by configure.    [hplip]  version=3.16.3    [dirs]  home=/usr/share/hplip  run=/var/run  ppd=/usr/share/ppd/hplip/HP  ppdbase=/usr/share/ppd/hplip  doc=/usr/share/doc/hplip  html=/usr/share/doc/hplip-doc  icon=no  cupsbackend=/usr/lib/cups/backend  cupsfilter=/usr/lib/cups/filter  drv=/usr/share/cups/drv  bin=/usr/bin  apparmor=/etc/apparmor.d  # Following values are determined at configure time and cannot be changed.  [configure]  network-build=yes  libusb01-build=no  pp-build=yes  gui-build=yes  scanner-build=yes  fax-build=yes  dbus-build=yes  cups11-build=no  doc-build=yes  shadow-build=no  hpijs-install=yes  foomatic-drv-install=yes  foomatic-ppd-install=yes  foomatic-rip-hplip-install=no  hpcups-install=yes  cups-drv-install=yes  cups-ppd-install=no  internal-tag=3.16.3  restricted-build=no  ui-toolkit=qt4  qt3=no  qt4=yes  policy-kit=yes  lite-build=no  udev_sysfs_rules=no  hpcups-only-build=no  hpijs-only-build=no  apparmor_build=no      Current contents of '/var/lib/hp/hplip.state' file:  [plugin]  installed = 1  eula = 1  version = 3.16.3        Current contents of '~/.hplip/hplip.conf' file:  [last_used]  device_uri = hp:/net/HP_LaserJet_Professional_M1213nf_MFP?zc=NPI418CCD    [installation]  date_time = 11/25/16 11:37:17  version = 3.16.3       <Package-name>        <Package-Desc>      <Required/Optional> <Min-Version> <Installed-Version> <Status>   <Comment>    --------------------------  |  External Dependencies |  --------------------------     dbus                 DBus - Message bus system                                    REQUIRED        -               1.10.6          OK         -   network              network -wget                                                OPTIONAL        -               1.17.1          OK         -   scanimage            scanimage - Shell scanning program                           OPTIONAL        1.0             1.0.25          OK         -   avahi-utils          avahi-utils                                                  OPTIONAL        -               0.6.32          OK         -   error: xsane         xsane - Graphical scanner frontend for SANE                  OPTIONAL        0.9             -               MISSING    'xsane needs to be installed'   error: cups          CUPS - Common Unix Printing System                           REQUIRED        1.1             -               INCOMPAT   'CUPS may not be installed or not running'   gs                   GhostScript - PostScript and PDF language interpreter and previewer REQUIRED        7.05            9.18            OK         -   policykit            PolicyKit - Administrative policy framework                  OPTIONAL        -               0.105           OK         -    -------------------------  |  General Dependencies |  -------------------------     python3-pil          PIL - Python Imaging Library (required for commandline scanning with hp-scan) OPTIONAL        -               1.1.7           OK         -   libpthread           libpthread - POSIX threads library                           REQUIRED        -               b'2.23'         OK         -   sane                 SANE - Scanning library                                      REQUIRED        -               -               OK         -   error: libusb        libusb - USB library                                         REQUIRED        -               1.0             MISSING    'libusb needs to be installed'   python3-pyqt4-dbus   PyQt 4 DBus - DBus Support for PyQt4                         OPTIONAL        4.0             4.11.4          OK         -   python3-pyqt4        PyQt 4- Qt interface for Python (for Qt version 4.x)         REQUIRED        4.0             4.11.4          OK         -   libcrypto            libcrypto - OpenSSL cryptographic library                    REQUIRED        -               1.0.2           OK         -   python3X             Python 2.2 or greater - Python programming language          REQUIRED        2.2             3.5.1           OK         -   python3-notify2      Python libnotify - Python bindings for the libnotify Desktop notifications OPTIONAL        -               -               OK         -   error: libnetsnmp-devel libnetsnmp-devel - SNMP networking library development files REQUIRED        5.0.9           -               MISSING    'libnetsnmp-devel needs to be installed'   python3-xml          Python XML libraries                                         REQUIRED        -               2.1.0           OK         -   error: sane-devel    SANE - Scanning library development files                    REQUIRED        -               -               MISSING    'sane-devel needs to be installed'   python3-dbus         Python DBus - Python bindings for DBus                       REQUIRED        0.80.0          1.2.0           OK         -   error: cups-image    CUPS image - CUPS image development files                    REQUIRED        -               -               MISSING    'cups-image needs to be installed'   libjpeg              libjpeg - JPEG library                                       REQUIRED        -               -               OK         -   python3-devel        Python devel - Python development files                      REQUIRED        2.2             3.5.1           OK         -   error: cups-devel    CUPS devel- Common Unix Printing System development files    REQUIRED        -               -               MISSING    'cups-devel needs to be installed'   python3-reportlab    Reportlab - PDF library for Python                           OPTIONAL        2.0             3.3.0           OK         -    ---------------  |  COMPILEDEP |  ---------------     gcc                  gcc - GNU Project C and C++ Compiler                         REQUIRED        -               4.9.3           OK         -   error: libtool       libtool - Library building support services                  REQUIRED        -               -               MISSING    'libtool needs to be installed'   make                 make - GNU make utility to maintain groups of programs       REQUIRED        3.0             4.1             OK         -    ----------------------  |  Python Extentions |  ----------------------     cupsext              CUPS-Extension                                               REQUIRED        -               3.16.3          OK         -   hpmudext             IO-Extension                                                 REQUIRED        -               3.16.3          OK         -    -----------------------  |  Scan Configuration |  -----------------------     scanext              Scan-SANE-Extension                                          REQUIRED        -               3.16.3          OK         -  '/etc/sane.d/dll.d/hpaio' not found.   hpaio                HPLIP-SANE-Backend                                           REQUIRED        -               3.16.3          OK         'hpaio found in /etc/sane.d/dll.conf'    -----------------------  |  Other Dependencies |  -----------------------      ------------------------------  | DISCOVERED SCANNER DEVICES |  ------------------------------    No Scanner found.    --------------------------  | DISCOVERED USB DEVICES |  --------------------------    No devices found.    ---------------------------------  | INSTALLED CUPS PRINTER QUEUES |  ---------------------------------      Laserjet  --------  Type: Unknown  Device URI: implicitclass:Laserjet    Lexmark-International-Lexmark-X463deCMD:PS,URF,JPEG  ---------------------------------------------------  Type: Unknown  Device URI: dnssd://Lexmark%20X463de._ipp._tcp.local/?uuid=9dbe3a4a-90e7-4013-8671-daa463cf9418  PPD: /etc/cups/ppd/Lexmark-International-Lexmark-X463deCMD:PS,URF,JPEG.ppd  warning: Failed to read /etc/cups/ppd/Lexmark-International-Lexmark-X463deCMD:PS,URF,JPEG.ppd ppd file  PPD Description:   Printer status: /usr/bin/lpstat: Unknown destination "Lexmark-International-Lexmark-X463deCMD:PS".  warning: Printer is not HPLIP installed. Printers must use the hp: or hpfax: CUPS backend for HP-Devices.      --------------  | PERMISSION |  --------------      -----------  | SUMMARY |  -----------    Missing Required Dependencies  -----------------------------  error: 'libcups2' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libusb-1.0.0-dev' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libsnmp-dev' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'snmp-mibs-downloader' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libsane-dev' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libcupsimage2-dev' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libcups2-dev' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'cups-bsd' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'cups-client' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libtool' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'libtool-bin' package is missing/incompatible     Missing Optional Dependencies  -----------------------------  error: 'gtk2-engines-pixbuf' package is missing/incompatible   error: 'xsane' package is missing/incompatible     Total Errors: 8  Total Warnings: 1      Done.  


Solution:1

I have recently migrated to ubuntu a month ago. I have a network printer and the model is HP LaserJet Pro MFP m126nw. I got a STOPPED status for all the jobs I submitted. I executed a command line utiliy sudo hp-setup -i and directing the program to 'd' download a new plugin from HP. This solved my problem.

Using the utiliy is quite simple. It prompts to first select the connection type. Just proceed with the steps. In the end, just verify your ".ppd" file by selecting y. I guess it is the fourth step from the end. And the last three steps ask for description and some optional stuff where it just gives a single option to quit. Just press Enter. Submit a Test page for printing.

I hope this helps you too.


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