How-to Install HP Printers Driver on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

April 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Xubuntu HP Printer Quick-Start

Hello Xubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers and Getting-Started Printing on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit 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 Xubuntu 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)

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

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