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Re: [opensuse-factory] hplip official release 3.19.1 failing on pyqt4-dbus missing dependency
Marco, sorry for jumping onto this thread late.

On Thu, 2019-02-21 at 21:46 +0000, Marco Calistri wrote:
Suddenly my HP systray stops disappeared and stopped to work then I
the practical HP icon to manage my HP printer.

am I guessing right that you're using GNOME, maybe with the "TopIcons
plus" extension? If yes, then this is an effect of GNOME having
deprecated the systray.
See e.g.,, and lots of
discussions on the web.

On Thu, 2019-02-21 at 23:03 +0000, Marco Calistri wrote:
The HPLIP oficial script version is also more recent in respect to
rpm package available on official openSUSE repository:

3.19.1 vs. 3.18.6-1.4

True. If you have a recent printer that needs 3.19, you probably need
the "official" package. The reason that it's not yet shipped natively
in openSUSE is that upstream hs started shipping a non-free library (, and dealing with that
properly requires some efforts that nobody has spent yet.

On Fri, 2019-02-22 at 15:22 +0000, Marco Calistri wrote:>
Please be so kind to make a test for me on your hp-toolbox:

Go to the Printer Control Tab and as normal user try to Stop the

Mine stucks, despite I added the user to "lp" group.

Have you reported this on bugzilla?
It could be this one: [Bug 1048177] "hplip device manager (hp-toolbox)
stalls trying to start/stop printer". If it's that, knowing that the
issue doesn't occur with the HP build is an intersting data point.
Likewise, that fact that Patrick doesn't seem to have the same problem.


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