How to Install HP Printer Driver in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS

March 3, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install HP Printer Driver Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer Drivers in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the HP Printer Lubuntu Xenial 16.04 Installation is Easy, and it involves only the execution of some Basic Shell Commands.

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 should be already Installed on System, but it’s recommended to get it freshly Updated to the Latest Release.

Most noteworthy, in case of any Issue with your Device you may try the legacy alternative HP Printer HPIJS Driver.

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 Driver in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install HP Printer Driver in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - open terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Lubuntu

    Lubuntu HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  3. Finally, to Install HP Printer Drivers for Lubuntu
    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 Driver in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - 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 Driver in Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS - New Device Setup

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

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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