From my previous post you already know that I use a chromebook running xfce, and considering its been a while since i truly used Linux as my personal machine, lets just say I am having a bit of what i would call 'long term memory loss'.
I am trying to identify all the things I need a windows machine for and trying to find alternatives to do the same on my xfce and printing / scanning is one of those big things.
I basically own an old HP 3050A deskjet printer which I bought in 2011 during the thanksgiving sale and it is still chugging along for me. It basically prints, scans and has WiFi which is probably all that I need. I have thought about replacing this for a while, but I haven't been able to make up my mind on what I need to get - so for now, I am stuck with it.
If you do not want to read my attempts, then go directly to the end to see the exact steps :) Attempt 1 Download the HP drivers from the developers portal (https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing…
As the post reads, here is what i did to be able control the volume from when i am inside XFCE on the chromebook- i basically set keyboard shortcuts to the chromebook volume controls.
Go to 'Keyboard' settingsGo to the 'Application Shortcuts' tabClick Addenter the command in the text boxclick 'OK'. you will get a notification to select the key to use. click the button you want
Increase volume command:
amixer set Master 5%+