This is a specific thread for HP Officejet Pro 8600 network installation. The installation of that printer seemed problematic, thus a sufficient motive for a more tailored approach.
It follows a discussion on a general thread on printing issues, we were on fourth page of the following thread:
1) Maybe there is an error due to the use of a gutenprint version for 64 bit as proposed by cttan. I think he did not read that you were on the 32 bit porteus version. You mentioned earlier that you have a 32 bit installation.
2) Would you try the usb method with the most recent versions of gutenprint and ghostscript modules, I have updated the thread to point to the compatible porteus 2.0 version for the 32 bit edition see:
3) If you have the impression with all you have tried that you went thru it using the appropriate gutenprint and ghostscript drivers, try the system-config-printer method. It might see your printer more easily with the foomatic database:
http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php? ... 635#p13635
I would really like your printer to be functional.
Here you can post about your various experiences with PC hardware. You can also post about hardware that is not compatible with the linux kernel or not recommended for use with Porteus.
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