How to Install HP Printer Driver on Linux Mint 19 LTS Easy Guide

July 3rd, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

HP Printer Driver Linux Mint 19 Installation

Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install HP Printer Drivers in Linux Mint 19.x Tara LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the HP Printer Linux Mint 19 Installation is Easy and it involves only the execution of some Basic Shell Command.

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 Software & Drivers for Linux may be already Installed on System but it’s suitable to get it freshly Updated to 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 Driver in Linux Mint 19 LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install HP Printer Driver in Linux Mint 19 LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux Mint:

    Mint HP Printer Driver Installer .run
  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

    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 Driver in Linux Mint 19 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 Linux Mint 19 LTS - New Device Setup

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

    Quick-Start HP Scanning for Linux

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