hp-setup can't find models.dat

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aantoon
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hp-setup can't find models.dat

#1 Post by aantoon »

I'm running a updated version of BullsEye 5.10.0-6-amd64

models.dat is located in
/usr/share/hplip/data/models.dat
/usr/share/hplip/data/models/models.dat
/usr/share/hplip/models.dat
/usr/share/hplip/models/models.dat

but hp-setup can't find it? I looked into hp-setup but find no entry for "models.dat"
cups say

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HP DeskJet 2600 series, driverless, cups-filters 1.28.7	Idle - "File "/usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertopclx" not available: No such file or directory"
hp-setup

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error: Unable to locate models.dat file

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 0.0.0)
Printer/Fax Setup Utility ver. 9.0

Copyright (c) 2001-18 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

(Note: Defaults for each question are maked with a '*'. Press <enter> to accept the default.)


Using connection type: usb

error: No device selected/specified or that supports this functionality.
Since my previous post I purged hplip and removed all mention of it by hand. I then installed hplip and hplip-gui from synaptic. I have tried every link google gives on "Unable to locate models.dat" but no joy.
Help is greatly appreciated.

arzgi
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Re: hp-setup can't find models.dat

#2 Post by arzgi »

I'm using Buster.

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~$ apt-file search /models.dat

libsane-hpaio: /usr/share/hplip/data/models/models.dat

$ apt-file search /rastertopclx

cups-filters-core-drivers: /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertopcl

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