Archive for May, 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy and the HP LaserJet 1020

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

I installed a copy of Ubuntu 8.04 tonight. It is a lovely piece of software to say the least. Almost everything worked out-of-the-box. Unfortunately it did not want to print to my HP LJ 1020. Luckily a search on Google quickly revealed a solution:

On Hardy Heron isn’t more necessary to install the drivers from http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/ since that the it installs the correct drivers and hp programs. It’s only necessary to download the printer’s firmware since that Ubuntu can’t delivery it cause of license and/or patent restriction. At terminal and as root (or using sudo), just type:

# hp-setup (as root)

OR

$ sudo hp-setup (as sudoer)

and follow-up the wizard. It’s straightforward. :)

A big thank you goes to Danpros for the info in this post.

Law of Logical Argument

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

I was reading an article on some site and read the following phrase. I thought it is so appropriate that I had to include it in my blog.

Law of Logical Argument:
Anything is possible if you don’t know what you are talking about.