How to Install HP Printer in Linux Mint 17.x LTS

December 19, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Mint 17.x HP Printer Setup Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer/Scanner in Linux Mint 17.x Qiana/Rafaela/Rebecca/Rosa LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the HP Printer Mint 17 Installation is Easy, and it involves only the execution of some Basic Shell Commands.

Because the HP Printers dispose of a Devices Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.

Especially relevant: HP Printer/Scanner Drivers & Software for Linux should be already Installed on System, but it’s recommended to get it freshly Updated to the Latest Release.

Most noteworthy, in case of any Issue with your Device you may try the legacy alternative HP Printer HPIJS Driver.

Especially relevant: after the Driver Setup to achieve the Printer Installation, follow instructions to Add Printer.

Finally, for the HP multifunctional Printer models you will find also a link to guide on How to Quick Start with HP Scanning.

How to Install HP Printer Driver in Linux Mint 17.x LTS
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    HP Printer Driver Installation on Linux Mint 17.x - Open Terminal

    And Update Mint Apt Repository:

    sudo apt update

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