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    I just got HP 2840 (Q3950A) printer. I couldn't find support for linux on HP's site, does anyone know how can I install this on Fedora (FC4) or SUSE 9.3?

    http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/za/en...-15499013.html

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    Take a look at LinuxPrinting.org to see if it's supported under Linux:

    http://www.linuxprinting.org/printer_list.cgi?make=HP

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    If you don't find anything specific to that exact model number, try using the driver for a similar HP printer. HP supports Linux better than any other major manufacturer and they have a long history of using standardized drivers, formats, etc.
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    the hp project homepage on sourceforge is a good place to start looking for the drivers you need.
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    Contact Hp technical support, by E_mail,they are excelent.

    I had the same problem, the initial response was a bit sloppy but Quality Contril picked it up and within hours I had a working printer.

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    you can also try looking at the cups page. www.cups.org this is what you will use to print with.
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    Thanks everyone for your input. I will try those links.

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