How to Install HP Printer Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 Easy Guide

July 8, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install HP Printer Driver Linux Mint 18.2

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer Drivers in Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the HP Printer Linux Mint Sonya 18.2 Installation is Easy and it involves only the execution of some Basic Shell Command.

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 may be already Installed on System but it’s suitable to get it freshly Updated to the Latest Release.

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 Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install HP Printer Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 - Open Terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux Mint

    Mint HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Finally, to Install HP Printer Drivers for Mint
    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 potentials 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:
    How to Install HP Printer Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 - 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…
    How to Install HP Printer Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 - New Device Setup

  4. How to Getting-Started with HP Scanner on Linux

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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