How to Install HP Printer on SparkyLinux

July 24, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux SparkyLinux HP Printer Setup – QuickStart Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install HP Printer in SparkyGNU/Linux Desktop.

Especially relevant: the HP Printer/Scanner Driver should be already Installed on System, but to get the Latest Supported Features & Devices you need to Upgrade it!

Again, in case of any Issue with your Device you may try the Legacy Alternative: HP Printer HPIJS Driver.

Most noteworthy: after the Driver Setup to achieve the Printer Installation, follow instructions to Add Printer!

Finally, for the Multifunctional Models this guide includes detailed instructions about to Getting-Started with HP Scannig on SparkyLinux.

Linux SparkyLinux How to Install HP Printer Driver and Quick Start - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Open Terminal
  2. 2. Downloading HP Printer Driver

    Download HP Printer Driver Installer .run for Linux

    HP Printer Linux Driver Installer .run
  3. 3. Installing HP Printer Driver

    Now to Install the Latest HP Printer Driver
    First, access the Download location by default with:

    cd ~/Downloads
    To Check it’s there List the contents with:
    ls . | grep hplip
    The grep Command refine the output List showing only the Entries matching the Keyword.
    But if you are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.
    Give Execution Permission with:
    chmod +x hplip*.run
    And the Run the 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”.
    Then Follow the Installation Wizard on Terminal, Confirm with “y” and “a” for Automatic…
    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: HP Printer Driver Setup - Re-Connect usb Printer
    In any cases you can Plug-In a New HP Device simply by Running this Command:
    sudo hp-setup
    And then Following the Wizard…
    HP Printer Driver Setup - New Device Setup

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