Sunday, June 25, 2006

psc 2510 install on centos 4.3

If you have the full installation of centos, there is actually very little to do to establish printing and scanning for the HP PSC-2510 printer.

Setup printing
:

Plug in the printer and turn it on. A dialog box should pop up and you just need to select (HP | PSC 2500 series) as the connected printer

If you launch the (applications > system settings > printing) application you should see the printer.

Setup scanning:

start a terminal window and su as root
$ su -
# ptal-init setup -v

follow the prompts, this works for network as well, but in my case my connection is just usb.

Probe for USB-connected devices ([y]/n)? y

Probing "/dev/usb/lp0"...
Found "psc 2500 series"

# exit
$ xsane

This runs xsane which is the scanning application

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