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I am trying to install hp printer HP-LaserJet-100-colorMFP-M175a model and i can't seem to get it right.Where can i find the ppd file for this model?.

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Quote from the HPLIP website:

This printer REQUIRES a downloadable driver plug-in. Use hp-setup to install the printer, and to download and install the plug-in. In general, required driver plugins are required for printing support. Driver plug-ins are released under a proprietary (non-open) license and are not part of the HPLIP tarball release. Blockquote

That means you have to download and install a proprietary Plugin from HP. Fortunately there is a tool that makes this easy. Press alt+F2 and type in hp-setup, then press Enter. That is a tool that you can use to install that printer.

If you get "failed to install plugin" try typing "gksudo hp-setup" instead.

You can find more info about your printer here:

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