HP Deskjet F380 + Debian Linux

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Linux printing is supposed to be difficult, right? This took about 10 minutes total. I almost feel cheated.

These two terminal commands:

$> sudo aptitude install cups cups-client simple-scan hplip system-config-printer
$> hp-setup

Literally all it took. The printer appeared in LibreOffice and worked a treat, and the scanner scanned without so much as a peep.

I have to admit, it took me significantly longer to work out how to put the paper in.


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