HP Linux Imaging and Printing is a FOSS project that uses CUPS and SANE to provide full support for HP printers and scanners. This tag may be used to refer to any of the HPLIP utilities, including the HPLIP Toolbox used to access printer settings.

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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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Unable to update Package Manager due to syntax error

I noticed my package manager was not updating and kept giving an error about third party repo's so I disabled them and tried to run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -f && ...
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How can I remove an application indicator in the panel for Ubuntu 12.04?

The driver for my HP printer has installed an indicator in the panel. I have two problems with it. First, its design doesn't fit that of the panel, so it looks ugly. Second, it's not very ...
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HPLIP will not open

I have just installed HPLIP using the Ubuntu Software Centre in to 12.04LTS. The icon has appeared in Unity, but nothing happens when I click on it. I have run hp-check -t in terminal and get the ...
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How can I calibrate my printer using the LaTeX test page?

I am trying to print a LaTeX compiled document but my printer doesn't print the top part. It seems that the top part is outside of the printing range. To debug this problem I have printed the LaTeX ...
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How to get the scanner working on HP CM1312 MFP and Ubuntu 13.10

I searched the AskUbuntu and got to two questions about the same issue, which I could not answer because I don't have enough karma :(. So I am posting the solution here. After clean install, and ...
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file hplip-3.13.9 [closed]

Install two week ago : Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and Cairo-Dock Had message to update hplip 3.13.3 to hplip 3.13.9 Install new hplip from HP site using automatic installer, followed instructions. The ...
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Need to reinstall printer (HP Lasejet 1018) plugin everytime

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and HPLIP 3.13.6. Anytime I want to print something my printer doesn't work. There are no error codes shown. When I reinstall the plugin problem is solved. Must I do this ...
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HP Color LaserJet CP1515n is not recognized (Networkprinter)

I have a Notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 and everything is working even the printer mentioned above. I got a new PC-System and also installed Ubuntu 12.04. I thought setting up the printer will be a piece ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - HP Laserjet P1006 not recognizeed

Did new install of Ubuntu 13.04 on a 64-bit system. HP Laserjet P1006 printer is not recognized. Printer was working fine on Ubuntu 12.10. Searched for HPLIP on the hp.com website. Ubuntu 12.10 is ...
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How to clean the print heads of my HP printer?

I've got LaserJet P1005 that needs to have its print heads cleaned. hplip is installed with the gui but I don't find an option to clean the print heads. I'm on 12.04 64bit.
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Printing works from Writer but not Evince/Okular etc. (Filter error)

i recently got a used printer (HP LaserJet 2200dn) that i try to use with Ubuntu 12.10. The thing is, that whatever i try, i cannot print pdf's (neither with Evince nor Okular). Printing from ...
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HPLIP or CUPS cannot Find Network Printers?

I have been searching for an answer for days now, thought it was time to ask! I have just setup my first ubuntu server, everything is working perfect. I have internet connection, I can ping every ...
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After updates my scanner stopped working over WiFi. How to diagnose?

I've been using an HP Officejet 6500 All-in-One for a few years now without any trouble. It is connected wirelessly to my network, for both printing & scanning. However, this week, scanning quit ...
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how do I scan a document on my hp deskjet 2430 using ubuntu 12.04?

I have already downloaded hplip and I got it to work once before, but I don't remember where to go to select graphics, scan, photo. I can't find the menu to access. where is it?
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I can't print in the draft mode with my HP Deskjet 1660

My printer is a Deskjet 1660 and with Ubuntu 12.10 I began to use it. The only problem is when I tried to use the draft mode in order to save ink, the job cancels automatically. I don't know why. I ...
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Chrome Will Not Print

It'll go through the motions, with print head moving slower than normal, but spits blank page. I have to print from Firefox every time. I am printing in draft black with HPLIP & a HP Deskjet ...
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How do I install my HP printer through network?

When I plug the HP Deskjet2050j510 printer directly on my PC through USB cable, it is perfect. But when trying through network, it can not find it. Note I'm using the HPLIP Toolbox to search the ...
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Is it necessary to add an HP printer to CUPS using the hplip URI?

I recently setup a CUPS print server (Ubuntu server 12.04) and I having trouble with performance of a HP Color LaserJet Printer CP3505n. The printer pauses for about a second between printing each ...
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Slow printing to HP Laserjet 6MP with 12.04

What can I do to print faster? My Laserjet 6MP has the max amount of memory. Connected directly to Ubuntu PC, via LPT. It was printing faster with Windows 2000.
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Print Driver is not working for HP4250n

Since "upgrading" from Ubuntu version 11.10 to 12.4 on my T60, I can't get my HP 4250n laser printer to function. I get memory overrun messages printed on the printer instead. This never happened with ...
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HPLIP mount on startup problem

Situation: Clean install of 12.04 and of HPLIP 3.12.4. The printer is detected and installed correctly. The problem starts afterwards. Whenever entering the session, HPLIP starts and is shown on the ...
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HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer failing to install in LUBUNTU

HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer fails with: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme. How can I make this work in Lubuntu to get my printer working? Plugin installer can be found here: ...
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HPLIP gui and VPNC on Lubuntu

Both of these questions are related to avoiding dependencies from other desktop environments. I'm using a HP printer on Lubuntu. I installed HPLIP from synaptic without the GUI on my notebook and ...
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How do I get a Laserjet M1212nf MFP working?

I am trying to install a multifunctional printer Laserjet M1212nf MFP on Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded and install the hplip indicated by the official web site. At the end of the installation I chose ...
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HP Laserjet Professional P1566 USB printer isn't printing

I have installed the printer and it says its all fine. When I go to print something it says printing and then finished etc. but doesnt actually print at all. No idea what to do and if you need extra ...
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HP PSC-2100 can't seem to get xsane and HPLIP (printing working)

I am trying to get my printer setup to both "Print" and "Scan", yep, I need to do both. Both attempts (yep, I've gone thru this twice). The First time I was able to print just fine, but the scanner ...
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How can I easily install missing hplip dependencies?

Having installed HPLIP on my 10.10 system, the HP Photosmart 420 gives "Device Communication Error" code 5012 when I try to print. Running hp-check lists 11 missing dependencies. Do I have to install ...
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How can I run hp-systray from gdb?

I would like to be able to run hp-systray from gdb to get a stacktrace and help fix a very annoying bug that's been around for a while now. However, if I try to run gdb hp-systray 2>&1 | tee ...
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How do I add HPLIP version 3.12.2 to my repository?

I've an HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus 910g all in one wireless printer. I've downloaded from HPLIP version 3.12.2 which supports this model running under Ubuntu 11.10 - 32bit version on one machine and ...
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Where can I find a PPD file for a Laserjet 1005?

I would like to install my HP LaserJet 1005 (in Ubuntu 11.10), which is old, yet very solid laser printer. However, there are no HPLIP component (PPD) for my printer. Q1: Can I use a PPD file from ...
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Canon LBP and HP Laserjet 1020 say “Document Printed” but nothing prints

My printer is being recognized, installed. When I am trying to print anything it's saying "Document Printed" and "Documnt has been sent for printing" but nothing is actually printed. I've tried ...