[SunHELP] old HPNPL (JetDirect Printer Installer for Unix) and Solaris 11.x

Martin Frost martin at omniconsumerproducts.com
Thu Sep 25 04:40:19 CDT 2014

I never bothered with the HP printer software. I just used lpr directly to 
the printer (use the AUTO queue). Worked fine for text and PostScript (and 
I'd assume PCL too).

This was on a LaserJet 4100N, FWIW.


On Wed, 24 Sep 2014, Richie wrote:

> I will be moving to Solaris 11.2 once new sparc hardware arrives. Current 
> equipment is all Solaris 10.
> I have used HP's print software package HPNPL (filename SOLe134.PKG) for 
> years because its net_lj4x model script works for all of our installed HP 
> printers and meets our needs fine.  I'm am curious if any of you have either 
> continued/attempted to use this old software or switched to use something 
> else.  We personally do not require any extended printer features and the 
> ease of administration has been nice.
> # pkginfo -l HPNPL
>      NAME:  JetDirect Printer Installer for Unix
>  CATEGORY:  application
>      ARCH:  sparc
>   VERSION:  E.10.34
>   BASEDIR:  /
>    VENDOR:  HP
>      DESC:  HP JetDirect Printer Installer for Unix package
>    PSTAMP:  snbld26m28151818
>  INSTDATE:  Sep 26 2012 14:43
>    STATUS:  completely installed
>     FILES:      237 installed pathnames
>                   2 shared pathnames
>                  19 directories
>                 176 executables
>                8688 blocks used (approx)
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