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 - Adding Printer

  1. Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

     - Open Settings

    Simply Hit ‘Cmd’/’Win’ and Search for ‘Settings’.

  2. And Install Printer on Ubuntu Desktop

     - Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

     - Add Printer

    And now Start to Locating the Printer Driver.
    Choose your Printer and Confirm to Add:

     - Add

    Next, Choose “Printer Details” on the Top-Left Gear:

     - Printer Details

    Then you have 2 possible Choices:

    Browsing for PPD Printer Driver

    So Choose “Install PPD File”:

     - Install Ppd File

    This Step is Needed for many Laser Printer New Models, but may be Used to Install Any Printer!
    Browsing for the PPD File Location:

    How to Find Printer PPD File Location on Ubuntu

    PPD Ubuntu File Location Searching
    .
     - Browsing for Ppd

    Selecting Printer Driver from Database

    Instead, Choose “Select Driver from Database”:

     - Select Driver from Database

    Now you have simply to Find out your Printer Model:

     - Choosing Driver

    Finally, the Printer should be Successfully Installed and Working!
    You may Print the Test Page to Check it Up:

     - Printer Options
     - Test Page

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