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HP LaserJet 10xx on Ubuntu Linux (1000 1005 1018 1020) [Aug. 15th, 2007|11:15 am]


HP Laserjet 10xx (1000 1005 1018 1020 - often erroneously referred to as "winprinters") use foo2zjs on Linux, but dont work on many distros by default. Ubuntu one of them.

foo2zjs site (http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/) recommend use official source from http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/foo2zjs.tar.gz, but it can make hard to update system.

I recommend use this script for make this printer to work.
(Use this script for install needed firmwares for HP LaserJet 10xx. You must be connected to the Internet)

printers="1000 1005 1018 1020"
cd /tmp
for prn in $printers; do
    getweb $prn
    if [ -f $img ]; then
        arm2hpdl $img > $dl
        sudo cp $dl /usr/share/foo2zjs/firmware/$dl
        rm $img $dl

Turn off/on your printer.
Tested on Ubuntu Feisty 7.04.

[User Picture]From: ledforthehed
2007-10-29 09:32 pm (UTC)
can someone explain to me how i do this? i have a 1018, can't get it on my mac and i don't know how to install the driver from the site.
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[User Picture]From: maximum-value.blogspot.com
2007-10-29 10:04 pm (UTC)
1. Create simple text file (for example with "gedit").
2. Put text (see above) into the file and save.
3. Open terminal windows and run: "sh textfile" or "sh /path/to/textfile"

textfile = script :)
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From: (Anonymous)
2007-12-18 10:08 pm (UTC)
Huzzah! Works!
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From: (Anonymous)
2008-02-09 01:26 pm (UTC)
you saved my life i was about to put this printer on the junkyard
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From: (Anonymous)
2008-04-07 11:28 am (UTC)
Thanks dude
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From: (Anonymous)
2008-04-07 11:32 am (UTC)
Thanks dude
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[User Picture]From: supaled
2008-09-02 02:31 pm (UTC)

очень помогло)
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From: (Anonymous)
2010-05-13 01:18 am (UTC)
Perfectly work
Tested on ubuntu 10.04 lucid
Thanks a lot.
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From: (Anonymous)
2010-05-24 07:32 pm (UTC)

Dude you are my hero

I had problems with my HP Laserjet 1018 for two years with Ubuntu, and this finally works! :D

Thanks a LOT!
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From: (Anonymous)
2010-06-14 02:01 pm (UTC)


Thank you for the script .... works on ubuntu 10.04 for 1018
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