How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Linux Easy Guide

August 21, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install HP Printer Ubuntu 14.04

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

First, HP 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 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 Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. First Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Ubuntu

    HP Printer Linux Driver Installer .run
  3. Now 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 potentials installation issues…
    Then you can simply Choose “a” for the Automatic Setup.
    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 Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - 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 Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - New Device Setup

  4. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer should be Recognized and Installed.

    How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  5. How to Getting-Started with HP Scanner on Linux

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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