How-to Install HP Printer Drivers Ubuntu 16.04 Easy Guide

July 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

HP Printers Quick-Start on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the HP Printer Drivers Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit 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 Ubuntu 16.04 - Featured
  1. First Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install HP Printer Drivers Ubuntu 16.04 - Open Terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Finally to Install HP Printer Drivers for Ubuntu
    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:
    How-to Install HP Printer Drivers Ubuntu 16.04 - 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 Ubuntu 16.04 - New Device Setup

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

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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