Processing - Unable to locate printer

Unfortunately i haven't been able to get my HP 107a printer to work on my Zorinos 16. I've tried everything possible including these steps:
wget https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/printers/CLP150/uld-hp_V1.00.39.12_00.15.tar.gz
tar -xvf uld-hp_V1.00.39.12_00.15.tar.gz
cd uld/
sudo ./install.sh

I did assign the Laser10x driver to the printer but nothing.. The error it gives me is: processing - unable to locate printer

Thanks in advance

Hi, and welcome to the ZorinOS forum!

Printers are always big trouble makers, in my experience, regardless of the OS... I wish I could give you a direct solution but luckily I haven't had to deal with printers much in years. However, I found several threads with similar problems that suggest an additional step from the ones you've also mentioned:

Read that second reply you'll see it's mentioned that you

The Ubuntu pages also have a printer debugging page that is worth checking out. If nothing else, I'll leave it here as reference for future search queries:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingPrintingProblems


If you are using the printer over the network you may need to configure firewall rules to let the printer through. If so, I'd recommend using a utility called GUFW (Graphical Uncomplicated FireWall) and check the "reports" tab for activity related to the printer. Select it and click on the "+" icon below to add a new rule for it.

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Have you yet installed hplip and run in terminal

hplip-setup

?

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I don't know about HP Laserjets, but when I had to rebuild a Windows machine many years ago for a client to reinstall the printer meant having to connect using USB cable to the computer and then add an IP address for the printer! But I think zenzen has found the solution!

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