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Offline nindnarne

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hplip broken?
« on: 27. November 2016, 09:55:38 »

hplip stopped working for me so I uninstalled and reinstalled via octopi. When launching hp-setup as sudo I get the following error message>

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.16.10)
Printer/Fax Setup Utility ver. 9.0

Copyright (c) 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.

Searching... (bus=net, timeout=5, ttl=4, search=(None) desc=0, method=slp)
\Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/hplip/ui5/", line 1295, in NextButton_clicked
  File "/usr/share/hplip/ui5/", line 566, in showDevicesPage
    filter_dict,, net_search=net_search_type)
  File "/usr/share/hplip/base/", line 487, in probeDevices
    detected_devices = slp.detectNetworkDevices(ttl, timeout)
  File "/usr/share/hplip/base/", line 115, in detectNetworkDevices
    x= to_string_utf8(x)
  File "/usr/share/hplip/base/", line 113, in to_string_utf8
    return s.decode("utf-8")
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x88 in position 365: invalid start byte