• HP Device Manager won't run. Error when running in Konsole

    When I click on “HP Device Manager” in my applications menu, nothing happens. Running (hp-setup command, specifically) from konsole produces this:

    Copyright © 2001-15 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.

    error: HPLIP is not installed properly or is installed without graphical support. Please reinstall HPLIP
    warning: Qt/PyQt 4 initialization failed.
    error: hp-setup requires GUI support (try running with --qt3). Also, try using interactive (-i) mode.

    Is there a fix for this?

  • Had a user on Google+ help me out. Turns out these dependencies were not installed when initially installing HPLIP from the Live USB. Running this command fixed the issue:

    yaourt -S pyqt4-common pything2-pyqt4 python-pyqt4

    These packages should have been installed initially when selecting “Printer Support” in the live USB installation wizard. I’m going to submit a bug about this.

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