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Re: OfficeJet 6200 Series Scanning and Faxing on F10

On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 10:51 -0700, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> I have F10 running and reasonably well tuned now.
> ...But I'm having trouble figuring out how to get my HP OfficeJet 6210xi
> all-in-one working correctly. This was pretty straight forward in F9,
> but has me scratching my head with F10. So far, all I can do is print to
> it. No scanning, no faxing.
> I loaded the xsane libraries for HP OfficeJet printers, but when I
> launch XSane (or try to use it via Gimp), it comes back that it can not
> find any scanners. Help!!! I need to scan receipts for expense reports,
> so this is critical for me.

OK - I call brain fart on this part. I thought I had installed the hplip
drivers. I hadn't. Must have been a dream. :) Installed and I can now
scan via xSane and Gimp.

> Next, I'd like to be able to use the fax features. I never tried this in
> F9 - I just assumed it would work since it found the fax features via
> the printer setup automatically. But in F10 this also seems to be
> non-existent.
> Can someone point me to the relevant packages or magic incantation to
> make this stuff work?

Still looking for how to set up fax support. Ideas welcome here.



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