How-to Install HP Printers Driver on Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 25th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Kubuntu HP Printer Quick-Start

The Linux Kubuntu Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 Plasma 5 Linux+GNU 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 Kubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Alt+Space > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation and Quick-Start Scanning -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux Kubuntu:

    Kubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Linux Kubuntu 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 Kubuntu 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 Kubuntu How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - New Device Setup

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