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

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 07:01:28 CEST 2011

on Fri, 16 Sep 2011 23:15
in the Usenet newsgroup gmane.linux.mageia.user
TJ wrote:

> On 09/16/2011 06:56 AM, Florian Hubold wrote:

>> 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.

How could I test that the printer itself is working?  That is what the 
"Test Page" is for.  

>From some distributions (Fedora 14, I think) it does print black, but 
that was missing something else - text I think.  

blind Pete
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