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Note to self - HP PhotoSmart on Arch Linux


Note to self

Installing an HP PhotoSmart 5520 on Arch Linux.

  • Switch on printer, and connect via USB
  • sudo pacman -S cups ghostscript gsfonts
  • yaourt -S hpoj
  • Add wheel to SystemGroup in /etc/cups/cups-files.conf
  • Restart cups with sudo systemctl restart org.cups.cupsd.service
  • Go to http://localhost:631/ and click on Adding Printers and Classes then Add Printer
  • Authenticate with your system login
  • Click through all the options

Printer setup screen

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