How-to Install HP Printers Driver on Kubuntu Linux Easy Guide

October 7th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Kubuntu HP Printer QuickStart

The Linux Kubuntu Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Kubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/15.10-Wily/16.04-Xenial-LTS i386/amd64 Plasma 5 GNU/Linux Desktop.

HP dispose of a Devices Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.

For HP multifunctional printer models you will also find the step-by-step guide to QuickStart Scanning.

Linux Kubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and QuickStart Scanning - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Alt+Space > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation and QuickStart Scanning -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Download HP Printers Driver Installer for Linux Kubuntu:

    Kubuntu HP Printers Driver Installer

  3. Linux Kubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo chmod +x hplip*.run
    sudo ./hplip*.run

    Then Follow the Installation Wizard on Terminal just Confirming the Defaults…
    The Installer will Provide to Manage Automatically all the Software Dependencies!
    During Installation You’ll be Prompted about to Unplug and Re-Plug the USB Connected Printers:
    Installing HP Printer Driver and Getting-Started Scanning on Kubuntu Linux - Re-Connect usb Printer

    Or You can Plug-In a New HP Device at Any Time Running the Command:

    sudo hp-setup

    And Following the Wizard…
    Linux Kubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and QuickStart Scanning - New Device Setup

  4. How-to Getting-Started with HP Scanner on Linux:

    QuickStart HP Scanning for Linux
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