Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread PeterMerchant
You may find it useful to give the printer a static IP Address in your  Router. [WILL] not may! Are you commenting on my grammar or making a statement of fact? Not worried about your grammar, mine isn't always the best. In all of my networking life since TCP/IP came in, printers have had

[Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread John Palmer
I have (perhaps unwisely) bought a Hewlett multifunction printer MFP179fnw. How on earth do I connect it to my home wifi network ? At present it's a nice stand-alone photocopier, but that's the least useful part ! HP's documenation is very bare, but says that while I can print from Linux once

Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread Terry Coles
On Friday, 26 February 2021 11:55:36 GMT John Palmer wrote: > I have (perhaps unwisely) bought a Hewlett multifunction printer > MFP179fnw. How on earth do I connect it to my home wifi network ? > At present it's a nice stand-alone photocopier, but that's the least > useful part ! HP are actually

Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread PeterMerchant
On 26/02/2021 12:29, Terry Coles wrote: On Friday, 26 February 2021 11:55:36 GMT John Palmer wrote: I have (perhaps unwisely) bought a Hewlett multifunction printer MFP179fnw. How on earth do I connect it to my home wifi network ? At present it's a nice stand-alone photocopier, but that's the

Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty
We have a HP Envy 4502, which has the ability to set up the WiFi connection on the built-in display. Perhaps yours can do something similar? The HP drivers and HPlip GUI are very good by the way and work excellently for network printing and scanning on Linux. Hamish On 26/02/2021 11:55,

Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread Terry Coles
On Friday, 26 February 2021 14:23:08 GMT PeterMerchant wrote: > >> You may find it useful to give the printer a static IP Address in your > >> Router. [WILL] not may! Are you commenting on my grammar or making a statement of fact? Some Routers don't change the allocated IP Addresses for

Re: [Dorset] connecting a HP printer to my wi-fi network

2021-02-26 Thread Tim
You can find the manual for the printer here http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c06266695.pdf page 58 is the WiFi and yes you can set it up using the 2 line LCD dispaly Tim H On 26/02/2021 11:55, John Palmer wrote: I have (perhaps unwisely) bought a Hewlett multifunction printer