How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Linux Easy Guide

August 21st, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install HP Printer Ubuntu 17.10

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer Ubuntu 17.10 Artful 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Setup HP Printer on Ubuntu you have to Download and Run the HP Driver Installer for Linux.

Because HP Printers 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 Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - 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 17.10 Artful - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Ubuntu:

    Ubuntu HP Printer 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 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 Ubuntu 17.10 Artful - 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 17.10 Artful - 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 17.10 Artful - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  5. How-to Getting-Started with HP Scanner on Linux:

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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