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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 deskjet 1515 all in one printer not detecting by hplip toolbox

I started using ubuntu before 2 months only. My printer is HP Deskjet ink advantage 1515 all in one printer. I have already installed HPLIP. I connected the printer through usb port. But the HP device ...
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No Printer Driver for HP 3510 in Lubuntu

Have just installed Lubuntu 14.04 and I am experimenting with it. The system finds my network printer, HP 3510, but suggests HP 3810 as driver. No other shows. That driver does not work. When I dealt ...
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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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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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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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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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Problem with printing (hplip) in Ubuntu 14.04

Earlier when I run Ubuntu 12.04, It prompts to install printer on detecting by XTerm (It automatically download and configures hplip) and my hp-laserjet working fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Now, I am ...
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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 ...
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Can't install HP 1515 printer [duplicate]

I'm not a technician and find most Ubuntu instructions are incomprehensible. I bought a printer for the first time in my life today, an HP 1515. I eliminated all Microsoft stuff from my computer last ...
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HP Laserjet p1005 Printer quit working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04

My HP Laserjet p1005 Printer was working in Ubuntu 12.04, but when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 it stopped working. The hplip is working, and also my printer is appearing in the printers list. Also ...
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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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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 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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Paper get printed in wrong position

I've recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04 from xubuntu 12.04 but this problem presented itself a few months before the upgrade. I have a laserjet 3330 MPF printer copier scanner. For this I use hpcups ...
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HP Laserjet 1536dnf MFP

Hp Laserjet printer working over the network from the MFP 1536dnf am writing but does not print. However,I can use the scanner. I did not have any troubles on Ubuntu 13.10,but when ı got on ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04:LTS , HPLIP loses USB connection to HP laserjet

This is my first post, so please let me know if i have inadvertanly broken any rules. Problem There seems to be a problem with HPLIP and USB connections in ubuntu 14.04LTS. After upgrading i ...
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HP Device Manager still in menu after HPLIP uninstall

I have uninstalled HPLIP according to the directions on http://hplipopensource.com/node/188 from Xubuntu 14.04, meaning that I typed this into my terminal emulator: sudo rm -rf /usr/share/hplip sudo ...
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HP Pinter driver (HPLIP) installations methods

Sorry but I have another newbie question. I installed HPLIP using the command line method, but ended up with the common GyPO error. Sad to say in trying to correct the issue I ended up with a bigger ...
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HP laserjet 1020 plus printer not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Hp Printer 1020 plus installed but device manager says not found. I cannot print. Can somebody help me out
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i am not able to install hp laserjet 1007/8 in ubuntu 12.04, please help [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 in two pc earlier running in win xp. the printer hp laser jet 1007/1008 are not detected and the problem is not solved even after connected to internet. please ...
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hplip documents held but never print

I have hplip-3.14.4 with an HP Photosmart b210a and recently it has stopped printing properly. The issue is that it tries to print from the photo tray (which we don't use). I've tried setting this ...
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HP Laserjet 2100 printer doesn't print in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP LaserJet 2100 printer. After having upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 I used localhost, but with the given configuration I cannot print the test page. In certain cases the red signal lamp on the ...
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Network printer - Incorrect configuration?

I want to use a printer over my home network, but it fails. All the computers (3) with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. HP-Printer, Hplip installed. The printer works fine on machines it is directly connected ...
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Printing Speed is Slow on Ubuntu

I am Using HP Laserjet P1007 printer. On Detecting Printer, Hplip (hplip-plugin-run) Configured successfully on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And Printer is Working. But Printing speed is slow. On Windows, ...
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Unable to print. /usr/lib/cups/filter/gstoraster failed problem

I have a network printer (model: HP-LaserJet-p2055dn) Today I have been experiencing problems on printing (never had them before). The printing process is stopped and the only error I get is: ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from ...
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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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HP Officejet 8600 Pro Duplex Scanning

I have an HP Officejet 8600 Pro that I use with HPLIP and I am having troubles with scanning on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I cannot do manual duplex scanning with Simple Scan, gscan2pdf, where nothing is ...
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Shut off Smart Install

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 my HP300C-M351a doesn't work any more. I am completely unable to shut off smart install. hp-doctor is unable to remove Smart Install. So I tried do do it manually. After ...
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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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Need to reinstall printer (HP Lasejet 1000) plugin everytime

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 X64, I've installed HPLIP 3.13.3-1, Anytime I am printing something my printer doesn't work, it asks for the plugin. When i install the plugin required it prints well, but when ...
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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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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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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 ...