How-to Install HP Printer Drivers Linux Mint 18.2 Easy Guide

July 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

HP Printers Quick-Start on Linux Mint 18.2




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

First of all HP dispose of a Devices Driver Installer for Linux that will Provide Automatically to Download and Install the needed Dependencies.

Especially relevant: 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 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 Printers Driver Installer for Mint:

    Mint HP Printers Driver Installer



  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

    sudo chmod +x hplip*.run

    Run the HP Printer Drivers Installer

    sudo ./hplip*.run

    Then Follow the Installation Wizard on Terminal just Confirming the Defaults…
    The Installer will Provide to Manage Automatically all the Software Dependencies!
    During Installation You’ll 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

    Or You can Plug-In a New HP Device at Any Time Running the Command:

    sudo hp-setup

    And 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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