Running Sparky Mate 64 bit on multiboot system with Win 7 pro. I have a HP 6500 All-in-one that I use in Win 7 and other Linux distros. Can't get Sparky to connect to the printer. I searched thru the HP possibilities and found the 6500 and tried both drivers but neither worked. I am not that versed in CUPS but it seemed like when trying to add a printer my printer showed up but it was not connected to the computer. I tried to print a test page but then had to empty the que because the printer was not connected. I have since tried to print from Windows and PCLOS and the printer still works there. I am not networked. My system is a home desktop and I am the only one that uses it. Usually the printer is just found by the distro and it works. What do I need to do or learn?
is used to configure the address: http://localhost:631
I don't know what I did but just kept trying and got it to working. Printed a test page, anyway. I must have been picking an incorrect printer from the HP list.
This glitch CUPS when you first start / after update