In terminal, type sudo apt-get remove --purge hplip
Check your GUI to make sure it has been removed there, too (Control Center or whatever)
"Not just any old rubbish can make it into Slackware." +1
If I want bleeding edge, I just download the latest sid-based Debian distro and...
Suggest upping RAM to at least 512MB if possible and try PCLOS LXDE Edition, for starts
EDIT: I you want to try the ancient laptop as-is, don't try...
Try updating firmware to your printer.
[to OP -- we've been distracted lately]
It appears Cyber-Berserker, labrat and I find the actions of staff her at linux.org to be highly questionable. IMHO, bordering on naziism.
Dell Vostro 270 or (more likely) Dell Optiplex GX270?
Hey, Victor Leigh! Haven't heard from you in a while. Still using Puppy?
"No recent activity information is available for Victor Leigh."
What happened, nazukia? Did you get disgusted with us and leave?
Tell us how the partitioning went, if you would, please.
@ryanvade -- but DSL (Damn Small Linux) has a swear word in it! How could you?! LOL
BTW -- thanks for the thanks!
Absolute and Tiny Core are the only ones I would want to try for your application.
Unless, of course you are kinda geeky.
Welcome and keep up the...
Devyn, did you puropsely try to hijack this thred and get it off-topic? You should be banned for breaking the rules!
@RichardRodriguez -- I agree...
Take your pick. I'd prefer Puppy, myself.
"And yet, they would have no problem airing their bigotry right on the street in front of who they are prejudiced against. Now it...
"How can I get Linux onto this computer without a Operating system already in place? HELP! Thanks- B" One way to do this is . . .
Use ImgBurn to...
Liquorix kernels 3.13 and above for either Arch (a la Yesyesloud) or a stripped-down Debian distro like antiX would be a good suggestion. With the...
One could, perhaps, create an ext2 file system on the partition (/dev/sdaX, for example) using gparted, and then run "fsck -c -f /dev/sdaX" -- which...
We are speaking to ubuntu moreso than to FSF and/or one's opinion of Mr. Stallman. Thanks for your reply, however!
@MickeyD -- thank you for thoughtful reply and for pointing out a thread I apparently missed this past summer while I was being, as Devyn said,...
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