Ubuntu HP Photosmart C5100 / C5200 Printer Quick Start
The Linux Ubuntu Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the HP Photosmart C5100 / C5200 Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing/Scanning on Ubuntu 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 recommended to be Updated to the Latest Release.
Again, in case of any Issue with your Device you may try the legacy alternative HP Printer HPIJS Driver.
Finally, for the HP multifunctional Printer models you will also find the step-by-step guide to Quick-Start Scanning.
Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux UbuntuHP Printer Linux Driver Installer .run
Linux Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation
Change to the Directory containing the Downloaded HP Printer Drivers Installer
Give Execution Permissions
chmod +x hplip*.run
Run the HP Printer Drivers Installer
Confirm to “Install as Root” to avoid potentials installation issues…
Then you can simply Choose “a” for the Automatic Setup.
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:
In any cases you can Plug-In a New HP Device simpy by Running this Command:
And then Following the Wizard…
How to Getting-Started with HP Scanner on LinuxQuick-Start HP Scanning for Linux