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by forkandles
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: [SOLVED] GRUB problem-nomodeset etc
Replies: 0
Views: 229

[SOLVED] GRUB problem-nomodeset etc

I have successfully installed Solus 3 MATE on a Samsung netbook N220 and done all the software updates. The problem is that it then refuses to boot directly into Solus without assistance. I am obliged to press “e” at every boot and insert nomodeset (between splash and systemd). This is despite havin...
by forkandles
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 2014 Razer Blade Webcam not working
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: 2014 Razer Blade Webcam not working

cafray,

You may need to select 720p in Cheese.

Alternatively, you could use guvcview.

https://askubuntu.com/questions/662274/ ... h-luvcview
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer

For the benefit of anybody else setting up an HP printer in Solus, this is what I did: I opened the Solus Software Center, searched for hplip and then installed it. Next, I used this HP link: https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/install/manual/download I downloaded the hplip tarba...
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: hplip on HP printer

KerflufflyKitty,

I owe you a large beer!

I never realised that configure and make were superfluous in my case.

Code: Select all

sudo hp-setup
and choosing USB solved my problem.

Very many thanks.
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: hplip on HP printer

KK,

Many thanks.

I will give it a try.
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: hplip on HP printer

KK, It is just the configure stage where I am stuck. I am in the Terminal and I am ready to use: ./configure [OPTION] [VAR=VALUE] https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/install/manual/configure What in PPD etc do I use or do I ignore this? I have to use configure on something but wh...
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: hplip on HP printer

KerflufflyKitty,

The 2 links above refer to the guide I am using.

Thanks.
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

Re: hplip on HP printer

KerflufflyKitty, Thanks for your reply. My all in one printer is an HP 8620, so I need the scan and copy functions as well. I have installed hplip via Solus SC. I am looking at: https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/install/manual/download I am happy with that part. The next bit co...
by forkandles
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [SOLVED] hplip on HP printer
Replies: 12
Views: 829

[SOLVED] hplip on HP printer

I usually set up my HP printer using the automated hplip (3.17.11) walkthrough: https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/install/install/index Solus 3 MATE is not listed in various distros and I get this message: “warning: solus distro is not found in AUTH_TYPES”. For AUTH_TYPE can I ...
by forkandles
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] sudo mkdir for backup drive not recognised
Replies: 7
Views: 403

Re: [SOLVED] sudo mkdir for backup drive not recognised

kyrios,
Title amended.
Many thanks.

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