How To Install HP Printer Drivers HPLIP 3.16.9 in Ubuntu Linux

Install HP Printer Drivers - HPLIP is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux. This  project provides printing support for over 2080 printer models including: Deskjet, Officejet, Photosmart, PSC (Print, Scan, Copy), Business Inkjet, LaserJet, Edgeline MFP, and LaserJet MFP.

This is free, open source software written using Python and distributed under the MIT, BSD, and GPL licenses.

How to Install HP Printer Drivers in Ubuntu Linux

In September, 23, HP Linux Imaging and Printing gets update to v3.16.9 with added support for the following new printers :
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8732M All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet 8702 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet 6960 All-in-One Printer
  • HP PageWide 377dw Multifunction Printer
  • HP PageWide 352dw Printer
  • HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E58650 series
  • HP PageWide Managed Color E55650 series

How to Install Latest HPLIP 3.16.9

Step 1 - Get the HPLIP 3.16.9 package installer from Sourceforge

Step 2 - Open new terminal window then navigate to the Downloaded package, or simply :
  • Open the Nautilus
  • Then Right click
  • Click at Open in Terminal

Step 3 - Give the installer permission to run

chmod +x hplip-*.run

Step 4 - Now run the HP Linux Imaging and Printing


Step 5 - Follow the screen prompts guide

That's it!

That's all I can write about a step by step tutorial installing HP Printer drivers using HPLIP 3.16.9 in Ubuntu desktop. Hope you've enjoyed reading this tutorial as much I've enjoyed writing it. Source hplipopensource.