Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS 32-64bit How-to Install HP Printers Driver Easy Guide

January 23rd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Mint HP Printer Quick-Start

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS i386/amd64 Desktop.

And the HP Printers 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.

Linux Mint How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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

    Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Linux Mint HP Printer Driver Installation

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

    Confirm to “Install as Root” to avoid possibles installation issues…
    In Case of Upgrade when Prompted Confirm ro Re-Install with “i”
    For the others just Confirms the Defaults.
    The Installer will Provide Automatically to Manage all the Software Dependencies!
    During Installation You may be Prompted about to Unplug and Re-Plug the USB Connected Printers:
    Installing HP Printer Driver and Getting-Started Scanning on Mint Linux - Re-Connect usb Printer

    In any cases you can Plug-In a New HP Device simpy by Running this Command:

    sudo hp-setup

    And then Following the Wizard…
    Linux Mint How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - New Device Setup

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