How-to Install HP Photosmart C4340 / C4380 Driver on Ubuntu Linux Easy Guide

June 23rd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Ubuntu HP Photosmart C4340 / C4380 Printer Quick-Start

The Linux Ubuntu Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Photosmart C4340 / C4380 Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing/Scanning on Ubuntu GNU/Linux 32/64-bit 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 Ubuntu 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)

    Ubuntu HP Photosmart C4340 / C4380 Printer Driver Installation and Quick-Start Scanning- Open Terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Linux Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installation
    Change to the Directory containing the Downloaded HP Printer Drivers Installer

    cd ~/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions

    chmod +x hplip*.run

    Run the HP Printer Drivers Installer

    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 Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu 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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