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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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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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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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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Cannot print from Windows and printer disapears after reboot

I have a home server running Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed my printer (HP Photosmart B109a) on it with hplip. Printed a test page and printed a file from my terminal using: cat ...
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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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Missing REQUIRED dependency: python3-dbus [how to install python dependencies]

I am trying to update HPLIP 3.14.3 to 3.15 but is not available through the software centre thus I am installing it from here. However I am having difficulties in the automatic installation due to ...
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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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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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Problem with HPLIP 3.14.10 install

I borked my install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and had to reinstall the OS. I didn't tinker with my /home partition, just reinstalled the OS to the /root partition. When I download and install HPLIP 3.14.10 ...
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home directory flooded with .o and .lo files

After installing cups and cups-pdf from the Software Center and hplip from the HP Linux Imaging & Printing site, with `> sh hplip3.14.10.run', my /home directory is literally flooded by more than ...
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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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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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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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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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Hplip network printer setup cannot find printer (HP Officejet Pro 8620)

I have a HP Officejet Pro 8620 printer and I am trying to setup network scan with it but the hp-setup tool claims it cannot find the printer. However the printer is connected to the network and I can ...
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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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How to update hplip to 3.13.8?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The synaptic package manager says that the latest hplip version is 3.12. But there are more updated versions. I bought a printer HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 All-in-one ...
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HPLaserjet 1000 stopped working with Rel. 14

HP Laserjet 1000 stopped working when I upgraded to Rel. 14. Have tried similar problem fixes found on Ubuntu sites, but none of the suggestions worked. Can anyone point me to a similar problem that ...
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Install HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP, connected to a Synology DiskStation

I've got a HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP which is connected to a Synology DiskStation. I would like to install it to print from my Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu discovers the printer with DNS-SD and tries ...
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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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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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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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hplip 3.14.10, no python-devel

Tech specs: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz × 8 , 32GB Memory, ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). HP 5660 envy aio richard@Doc:~$ cd Desktop richard@Doc:~/Desktop$ sh hplip-3.14.10.run Creating directory ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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Is it possible to get a HP printer to work with or without hplip in Ubuntu 14.04?

I run Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP PSC 1315 printer, using hplip, and printing a document without the printer crawling to a halt is damn near impossible. After a system reboot, printing one page sometimes ...
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Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
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How does hp-setup work when adding a scanner?

We buy brand new printer from HP: HP_LaserJet_400_MFP_M425dn Earlier we used saned and sane network driver, configured via /etc/sane.d/net.conf for scan over network with connected by usb old hp ...
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HP linux printer driver filled my download folder with an update, is it okay to empty it?

HPLIP installed an update, and filled the downloads folder with several hundred items while downloading the new version. Have the files been installed, or is it running some things from the Downloads ...
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Is there an hplip user manual?

Machine translation from Spanish: Is there a manual for hplip ?? I use Ubuntu 14.04 and my HP Photosmart printer (all in one) B110A. where this is not the print queue nor as editing. Thank you. See ...
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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 ...