How to Install HP Printers Driver on Kubuntu Linux Easy Guide

October 7, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Kubuntu Install HP Printer

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/18.04-Bionic i386/amd64 Plasma 5 GNU/Linux 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 Printer/Scanner Drivers & Software 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.

Finally, for the 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 Shell Terminal emulator window
    Alt+Space > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation and Quick Start Scanning - 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 potentials 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

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

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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