[Mageia-discuss] HP all in one DeskJet 1050 J410

TJ andrewsfarm at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 15:15:09 CEST 2011

On 09/16/2011 06:56 AM, Florian Hubold wrote:
> Am 16.09.2011 09:55, schrieb blind Pete:
>> Hi all,
>> After seeing the recent threads about hplip testing it seemed
>> like a good time to play with my "new" printer, that is a year
>> or so old. It is an all in one printer scanner copier,
>> a HP DeskJet 1050 J140. It was cheaper than buying replacement
>> ink cartridges for my old PSC.
>> It has never quite worked for me. Various Linux installations
>> do different things. Just dealing with the test pages they
>> all seem to be missing something; black, magenta, all of the
>> text, or the bottom of the page. From Mageia it seems to be
>> missing black. It has been officially supported since hplip
>> 3.10.6, I think.
>> Has anyone seen that model working? It looks like an
>> upstream bug, but it is manifesting itself differently
>> on different distributions. Who should I submit a bug
>> report to? (And how many?) The good news is that the
>> scanner part works since the update.
>> BTW what is LEDM? It seems to be part of the update.

> Did you check that the printer itself prints a testpage correct
> and not that maybe the ink cardridge is dried in?
Agreed. If you haven't checked it, try making a black copy. I know that 
if I don't use my Officejet for 2-3 months, the black can stop flowing. 
Generally, removing the cartridge and dabbing the nozzle area with a 
damp paper towel is all that's needed to get it going again.


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