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Questions tagged [hplip]

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 to fix broken dropdown menu of HPLIP tray icon in Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS?

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 LTS with all updates. Here I have installed HPLIP GUI with sudo apt install hplip-gui Then I after reboot I have hp-systray in the tray (indicator applet), but ...
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I have installed hplip-gui but when running hp-toolbox it says Command 'hp-toolbox' not found

I have installed hplip and hplip-gui but when I am running hp-toolbox from terminal it says: Command 'hp-toolbox' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install hplip-gui Before this, ...
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HPLIP setup doesn't detect older HP printer through a printserver

I have a HP Laserjet 6p printer connected through an Airlink 101 printserver. The setup was working fine until I updated HPLIP to fix my multi-function printer (HP Photosmart Plus). I have already ...
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HPLIP SysTray icon is broken, crashes on every login - why?

I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04.5 LTS with all current updates and HPLIP from official Ubuntu repository: $ dpkg -l | grep hplip ii hplip 3.16.3+repack0-1 amd64 HP Linux Printing and Imaging ...
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Scanner not working on Xubuntu 18.04 with hplip 3.18.9

I am trying to use the scanner of my printer Laserjet M1212nf MFP with both xsane and Simple scan. For the first I got the following error: Failed open device 'hpaio:usb/...
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Ist it okay hp-setup asks me for root privileges during plugin install?

While running hp-setup from the hplip package, a dialog asks me to enter root/superuser password in order to install a downloaded plugin. Is that ok and part of the overall procedure? As I understand ...
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HP printer P1566

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in which I have installed HP printer's latest driver plugin hplip3.18.7.run which is working fine for other HP printers (while suggested by hpdeveloper site min plugin version ...
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How to uninstall hplip (downloaded and installed from the HPLIP website) [duplicate]

I have downloaded the recommended and latest version of HPLIP (from https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing) And also installed it as follows: make the script executable then ./...
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Install HPLIP does not accept root password

I am running in my shell: ./hplip-3.18.7.run Then it wants me to enter the root password, but does not accepting it! Anybody know what this is? If I run the script with sudo sudo ./hplip-3.18.7....
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HPLIP / HP Device Manager: “Print job has completed”, but nothing happens (HP Laserjet Professional P 1102w)

When I connect HP Laserjet Professional P 1102w to my XPS13 with Ubuntu 18.04, HP Device Manager recognizes the printer and tells me that the printer is idle (I have also installed the proprietary hp ...
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Installation of HPLIP-3.18.7 or earlier ineffective in enabling printing from Ubuntu 18.04

My Dell Ubuntu 18.04 machine warns me that downloading HPLIP-3.18.7. could damage it. Even after using a different download link to download it, it runs unsuccessfully. Consequently, the printer ...
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Can't Detect HP Printer with HPLIP

I'm having issues detecting my printer (HP Deskjet 3630), OS Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed HPLIP and when I try to detect the printer via "Network/Ethernet" I get the following answer: HPLIP cannot ...
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How to Install HP Printer in Ubuntu 18.04

I need to install a Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw printer on USB on a new desktop, which worked great with HPLIP on previous vers, but doesn't work with Ubuntu 18.04. (1) Ubuntu comes with HPLIP 3.17 ...
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apt-get upgrade returning errors because Python3 and HPLIP Ubuntu 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and some time ago I have installed the HPLIP software from the official web site because the one in the repository was not working properly. Afterwards I had no problem, ...
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error: Failed to create /var/spool/cups/tmp/.hplip

Whenever I try to print to an HP printer, I get a "Filter Failed" notice near the printer. "sudo service cups status" shows the following error message: error: Failed to create /var/spool/cups/tmp/....
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apt dpkg error prevents GNOME Shell extension update

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I made the sudo install of gnome shell extensions but I still see that error message on the gnome extensions page: Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't see the HP scanner

I have a HP 3630 all in one printer/scanner and it was working great on Ubuntu 16.04 with the HP Print manager. Now I did a clean and fresh install Ubuntu 18.04 and the printing work fine, but example ...
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Error occur when I install Hplip 3.18.3

I hope that someone can help me. I have tried to install hplip 3.18.3 for my HP Photosmart 3210 printer. But in the meantime I found out that it requires snmp which I tried to install. It seems that ...
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Hp Laserjet Mfp 436 printer installation issue in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a printer Hp Laserjet Mfp 436 nda, I am unable to install the printer drivers in hplip-gui ubuntu 16.04, 14.04 & 12.04 because the mfp 436 model is not available while installing the ...
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how to install hplip 3.17.11?

I found myself with problems of my printer install under ubuntu 17.10 with hplip-3.17.7, which is included standard in 17.10 my printer didn't need an hplip update, but hp advices hplip-3.17.11 as ...
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hp printer install, start a new, how

oke so i have new HP printer, this is what happend (so far) HPLIP 3.17.7 was pre-installed tried to install 3.17.11, but there were dependency issues so i left it for what is was as it wasn't ...
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2 printers under devices

I added my new hp wifi printer, but under devices it appears as two printers. They have just slightly different names and also the icons are different. Both seem to work though. Names: HP-Color-...
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hp laserjet 1020 not working ubuntu 17.10

i installed every thing hplip and etc but still my printer(HP laser jet 1020) is not working when im trying to print a test page a massage shows me that printer printed this job but nothing hapens on ...
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Cannot compile HPLIP

I have Ubuntu 17.10. My kernel version is 4.14.21-041421-generic. I have downloaded HPLIP 3.17.11 run file from the website. Unfortunately I am unable to compile it. After running the .run file, it ...
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HP Deskjet 3520 installation [duplicate]

I use LTS16.04 and had the Deskjet 3520 installed. Then it stopped working and I can't reinstall either via Printer Settings or CUPS or localhost:631 because the printer isn't listed any more. The ...
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How to update HPLIP in ubuntu 16.04?

My printer (hp oj250 mobile) requires hplip 3.16.8, but 3.16.3 is what I got when I installed hplip-gui on my freshly installed 16.04 box. This is the response from the commands given in the comments ...
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Errors installing the latest version of HPLIP

When I try to install the latest HPLIP (the one of their website, which is the very latest, i.e. version 3.17.11) on my Ubuntu 17.10, everything goes fine, apart from those two errors: /usr/share/...
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hplip cannot find plugin (after upgrade to 17.10)

I upgraded to 17.10 and need to reinstall the HP plugin for my Laserjet. Running hpsetup -i I find that it goes to the repository to fetch the 3.17.7 version of the plugin. Which is no longer ...
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Install HPLIP-3.17.10 after upgrade to 17.10

After I upgraded from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 I've found it's not possible to install HPLIP-3.17.10 How can I do that?
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Hplip stop working in ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aadvark)

After updating to ubuntu 17.10, hplip 3.17.9 stopped working. When trying to download and install latest version which is 3.17.10 I have this message error: ubuntu-17.10 version is not supported, ...
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How to install and configure an HP printer on Ubuntu?

I have an HP printer model Deskjet 3516. I remember having deleted some folder from the printer settings by mistake, but I can not remember which folder it was. I tried adding a printer by system ...
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I have a problem with hp jet pro m102a on ubuntu 14.04 it doesn't work

I have a problem with hp jet pro m102a on ubuntu 14.04 it doesn't work even i install the latest version of hplip 3.17.6 and the driver is show up but when i print the test page it doesn't print ...
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Problem installing HPLIP cups

I'm having trouble setting up my wireless printer HP Officejet 6700 in Ubuntu 16.04. It says that it's missing cups. Furthermore, it says: A package manager '[mmcqd/0rpmb] ' appears to be running. ...
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LaserJet Pro M12w

I have just bought a new printer, a LaserJet Pro M12w. It's so new that it isn't supported by HPLIP. Is there another driver that I could use until a proper one arrives?
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How do I use router as print server?

I want to use the usb ports from my router. I tried to use 2 routers: the Archer C7 and US Robotics 5464 (USR 5464), but I can't get it to work under Xubuntu 16.04. In Windows 10 both routers work. ...
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HPLIP (downloaded from HP) won't run

My OS = Ubuntu 16.04 My printer = HP Photosmart 5520 HPlip was working perfectly until I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 (for reasons unrelated to this problem). HPLIP downloaded and extracted but won't ...
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Cannot find the driver for printer HP Laserjet M130NW

In Ubuntu 16.10 I wanted to install the printer HP Laserjet M130NW connected via wifi. The printer is correctly detected but in the list of drivers I cannot find the correct driver, which should be "...
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Can't get HP 4635 Officejet to work, even using hplip open source printer driver

I can't get my HP Officejet 4635 to work with my Linux machine (Ubuntu 16.04.1). I've tried installing the hplip print driver, but that doesn't work LibreOffice simply can't see the printer. Not at ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Hplip does not find not existing HP Scanner [closed]

Since I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 Hplip is searching for a non-existent HP scanner and sends an error message asking for adaption firewall.
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HP deskjet 2540 printer not working on ubuntu 12.04

I used hplip as usual, but I can't install my hp deskjet ink advantage 2546 all in one. How to install it?
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Why does the update process remove files?

I just installed the kernel update with the normal update manager. It removed hplip - all my printers stopped working. For years updates have been pushed out with insufficient testing, and important ...
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HP printer install fail

I have a failed install of Hp printer at http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/manual/distros/ubuntu.html What I need help with is how do I Delete the printer software so I can reinstall. ...
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duplex printing by HP1108 using HPLIP

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my system and I use HP p1108 laserjet printer. Before Ubuntu, I was using the same printer with Windows 10. The duplex printing(Printing on both sides of the page) was ...
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How to install HP Scanjet 8270 in ubuntu 12.04

I have HP Scanjet 8270 Scanner and want to install in my ubuntu 12.04. How to install it? I tried HPLIP, HP Toolkit and search through internet. but nothing works. So, how to install it?
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Hp printer works but scanner does not after installing 16.04

In Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 hplip software does not find all-in-one printer (127fn). GNOME can find the printer and it works fine, but the scanner does not work with usb and network. The output of hplip-...
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Network Printer over samba not working on lubuntu 15.10

The printer always returns with 'filter failed' error. I have tried re-installing it several times. Even tried with different version of hplip (3.15.7, 3.15.11 & 3.16.2) but still problem persists....
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Printing issues on 14.04 LTS

I have an HP Deskjet 2542. the printer is fine but the HPLIP program always delays me when I try to scan or print. I spend so much time going through menus trying to print or scan a document. It ...
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HP network printer only prints first page

My printer seems to be printing only 1 page of a PDF that I give to print. If I use Acrobat, then the following suggestion works: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/only-first-page-print-job.html ...
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Cannot print pages in random order using lp/lpr

Env: xfce4 + ubuntu + bash Printer is configured by hplip. lp -o landscape -o fit-to-page -o media=A4 -o number-up=2 -o number-up-layout=lr -o page-ranges=320,289,321,300 ~/Documents/test.pdf lp: ...
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Print Dialogue configuration to shell script

I need help figuring out which program gets called with what all arguments when I print a file using the standard print dialogue with a specific configuration, so I can automate it using a script. ...