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

April 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Kubuntu HP Printer Quick-Start




Hello Kubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Kubuntu 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 Kubuntu 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)

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

    Kubuntu HP Printers Driver Installer



  3. Linux Kubuntu 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 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 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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