[Mageia-discuss] Testers needed for hplip on Mageia 1.

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Tue Sep 13 16:49:25 CEST 2011

Am 13.09.2011 16:25, schrieb TJ:
> On 09/12/2011 06:21 PM, David W. Hodgins wrote:
>> The QA team on Mageia is currently rather small, and we need
>> some people who have hp printers to help testing an update
>> to the hplip package.
>> The bug report for the update is
>> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2714
>> To install the update, run drakrpm-edit-media (or MCC/Software
>> Management/Configure media sources for install and update),
>> and enable the "Core Updates Testing" repository.
>> Then run "urpmi hplip".
>> Once it's installed, use drakrpm-edit-media or mcc to disable
>> the "Core Updates Testing" repository.
>> Note: If mgaapplet detects updates available, while the Testing
>> repository is enabled, do not use it to install updates. :-)
>> Then restart cups "service cups restart", and see if the printer
>> is working.
>> After that, either add an entry to the bug report, or reply to
>> this post, and I'll add the info to the bug report.
>> Please include whether or not it works, and what system you're
>> using (32 or 64 bit, and type of printer).
>> We are mainly interested in cases where hplip is currently
>> working, to ensure this update doesn't create any new problems.
>> Regards, Dave Hodgins
> Would love to, but my printers (Officejet 6110 and Deskjet 5650) both have a 
> problem when it comes to the duplexer and print jobs with an odd number of 
> pages. Same problem appeared in Mandriva 2010.1/2. Unfortunately, the guys 
> over at hplip haven't been able to duplicate the problem, at least on 
> Mandriva, so it must be something unique to me.
> Otherwise, though, hplip 3.11.3a has been working fine. Would my test still 
> yield valid info for you?
> TJ
Yes, it would, please test if everything still works or maybe
even that your problem is fixed with the update ;)

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