How to Install Hplip in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS

November 14, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Hplip Ubuntu 18.04 - Setting Up

  1. Finally, to Install Hplip for Mint
    Change to the Directory containing the Downloaded Hplip Installer

    cd ~/Downloads

    Give Execution Permissions

    chmod +x hplip*.run

    Run the Hplip 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 Hplip in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic 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 Hplip in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS - New Device Setup


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