How-to Install HP Printers Driver on Lubuntu Linux Easy Guide

October 7th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Lubuntu HP Printer Quick-Start

The Linux Lubuntu Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Lubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/15.10-Wily/16.04-Xenial-LTS i386/amd64 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 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.

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

Linux Lubuntu 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)

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

    Lubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Linux Lubuntu 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 Lubuntu 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 Lubuntu 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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