HP OfficeJet 6968 Printer Driver for Linux Mint How-to Get, Install & Quick-Start Scanning

February 4, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Mint HP OfficeJet 6968 Printer/Scanner Quick-Start

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Hewlet-Packard OfficeJet 6968 Printer/Scanner Drivers and Quick-Start Scanning with the Best Linux Software on Linux Mint 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce GNU/Linux Desktops.

HP has predisposed a Printers Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.

Simple Scan for Linux is a software that provides an Easy Graphical User Interface for Scanning with your Scanner.

Linux Mint How-to Install HP OfficeJet 6968 Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint HP OfficeJet 6968 Printer Driver Installation and Quick-Start Scanning - Open Terminal
  2. Enable the Apt Universe Repo

    sudo add-apt-repository universe

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    sudo apt update
  3. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux Mint:

    HP Printers Mint Driver Installer
  4. Linux Mint 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”
    Then Follow the Installation Wizard on Terminal, Confirm with “y” and “a” for Automatic…
    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 Mint 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 Mint How-to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick-Start Scanning - New Device Setup

  5. How-to Getting-Started with HP Scanners on Linux:

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

Linux Mint HP OfficeJet 6968 Printer Scanner Quick-Start - Simple Scan Gui

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