How-to Install HP Printers Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

February 6th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu HP Printer Quick-Start




The Linux Ubuntu Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

The HP Software & Drivers for Linux may be already Installed on System but in all cases to Get the Full Functionality it’s suitable to Install the Latest Release.

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

Linux Ubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation and Quick-Start Scanning- Open Terminal
  2. Download HP Printers Driver Installer for Linux Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu HP Printers Driver Installer



  3. Linux Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation
    Change to the Directory containing the Downloaded HP Printer Drivers Installer

    cd ~/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions

    sudo chmod +x hplip*.run

    Run the HP Printer Drivers Installer

    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 Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - New Device Setup

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

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux
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