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How can I install an HP Laserjet 1000 printer on my HP G60-533CL Notebook on Ubuntu 13.04 ?

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First make sure that your printer is already plugged in and powered up.

I installed from the commandline using:

$ sudo apt-get install python-qt4 hplip-gui

as PJ Singh suggested, then from the commandline I ran:

$ hp-setup

and clicked through the GUI to get everything setup. The program auto-detected my printer and a test page printed successfully.

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With Ubuntu 14.04 hp-setup interrupts with the message "Firmware download is Failed". Here are a workaround but I haven't tried yet: #14 – Arpad Horvath Jan 22 at 11:42

From Software Center,

Install "HPLIP Toolbox"

Or, from command line

sudo apt-get --yes install python-qt4 hplip-gui

Then launch "HP Toolbox" and the wizard will guide you through installing your HP printer.

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Thanks, I've done what you said, but after every restart system is prompting to install the plugin for the printer. – Prithvi Aug 16 '13 at 6:18
How is your printer connected (network or USB)? What is the exact message you get? Is this message in a dialog window, is it within the HP Toolbox app, or is it on the command line or message log? – PJ Singh Aug 16 '13 at 14:18
Printer is connected through USB and the message displayed is in a window asking to install the plugin for the printer as soon as i switch on the printer. Is it like the plugins are not getting loaded as soon as the system switches on? – Prithvi Aug 17 '13 at 6:10

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