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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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Installing printer DeskJet3630 - error : cups missing

I have a problem installing printer DeskJet3630 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have installed hplip version 3.20.3. When I run hp-setup I get error : ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'cupsext' I tried several ...
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cups can't print the files, only the test page works fine ( HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125a USB CNB6H376TK HPLIP )

I am experiencing issues with my HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125a USB printer with serial number CNB6H376TK. I have installed the HPLIP (HP Linux Imaging and Printing) driver, the CUPS (Common UNIX Printing ...
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How to remove Hplip icon from system tray?

Yesterday I installed Hplip 3.23.5 onto my Ubuntu 22.04 laptop. I followed the instructions on the HP support site for an automatic install. I want to remove the Hplip icon from the system tray, as I ...
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HPLIP Toolbox crashes on Ubuntu 23.04

I am using the HPLIP installed from repository, since the one from HPLIP download usually does not install, due to dependencies issues. When I open the HPLIP Toolbox I get crash with main cause at /...
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HPLIP crashes when setting up printer (Ubuntu 22.10)

I'm using Ubuntu 22.10 and I'm trying to set up my HP printer with HPLIP. First I set up manually putting in the IP-address of the printer and it recognises the printer. However, once I click on "...
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HP 2778 Wireless printer - cannot add this printer in Ubuntu 22.10 wirelessly. hp-setup freezes

I recently bought a HP Deskjet 2778 AIO printer. It works well in Windows laptop as well as from android phones. But, when I tried to add this printer for wireless printing in Ubuntu 22.10, the hp-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: HP Officejet 3830 doesn't connect

My family and I just moved. We don't have access to internet outside of our phone's mobile hotspots. This printer has a history of refusing to print, but previously it usually only took a very long ...
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Using a more recent .deb version of hplip than standard for that OS

I am running 18.04 up to date, with hplip 3.17.10 installed. According to package search this is the standard one for this OS. However, I recently purchased a new HP multi-function printer. To operate ...
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HPLIP can't detect printer

I'm running the hp-setup which is part of the HPLIP utilities (I previously ran hplip). I've got the printer plugged into the USB port and use the option for detecting via USB (I've tried doing it ...
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21.10 sudo apt update failing

After doing sudo apt update receiving following: Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The name in the certificate does not match the expected. Could not handshake: Error ...
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Unable to use the scanner on my HP 4520 All-In-One

I previously had issues with printing with my printer on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Unable to use my HP 4520 All-In-One After solving that problem with @Waltinator 's & other's help, I still am unable to ...
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Color scan problem with HP LaserJet MFP on Ubuntu 18.04

My system is: HP LaserJet MFP m236dw Ubuntu 18.04 HPLIP ver. 3.21.8 hp-scan gives gray picture up to 300 dpi with no problems. However, in color mode "hp-scan -m color" it gives the ...
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Can't install HP printer on Ubuntu 20.04

When I use hp-setup to configure my printer HP-2546 on the wireless option, I click next, select the printer and next again, then the following error message arise: Please check the USB connection to ...
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Why it is such a big problem to use HP printer in Ubuntu 21.04?

I always used the hp printers with Ubuntu without a problems. Probably from version 20 I had a problems. Now I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 21.04, new printer ( HP deskjet plus 6075 ) new usb cable ...
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HPLIP cannot detect printer HP Laserjet 100 Colot MPF M175nw

New installation of Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Printer HP Laserjet 100 Colot MPF M175nw30 cannot be detected by hlip-3.21.4 Everithing seems to work properly but "Printer is not HPLIP installed" so ...
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error: SANE: Error during device I/O (code=9) HPLIP

I am trying to get my HP Officejet 8020 to scan on Kubuntu 20.04, but I keep getting the error: error: SANE: Error during device I/O (code=9) I've ran hp-check and everything seems fine, I've ...
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How to install HP Printer on Ubuntu 20.04 using hplip [duplicate]

Searching at Google I see several options to install my HP printer, including starting the HPLIP installation, but I understand that Ubuntu 20.04 already brings HPLIP installed, version 3.20 So I ...
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Scanning in Ubuntu 20.10 with HP OfficeJet Pro 8025 scanner [duplicate]

I can’t seem to get the HP OfficeJet Pro 8025 to scanning Linux regularly. The scanning seems to work only sporadically, even though the unit is detected in Ubuntu. I tried installing the HPLIP ...
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How can I install HP printer(LaserJet P1007 ) driver in my Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

The PC is recognising my HP printer but I am still unable to print. I have tried both the methods (Method 1 and 2) mentioned in this site, but it is still not working. The terminal didn't complete ...
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Installing an HP Deskjet 3630 printer

I am trying to install a HP Deskjet 3630 printer, on Ubuntu 20.04 (64-bit, Gnome version 3.36.8). I downloaded and installed HPLIP version 3.20.3. The printer is connected by a USB cable (I cannot ...
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i can't install hplip plugin [duplicate]

when installing hplip plugin form the terminal i get this output : HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.20.11) Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1 Copyright (c) 2001-18 HP ...
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Failed to read ppd file but printer is working well

I have an HP printer. It works well. But on running hp-check it shows warning: Failed to read /etc/cups/ppd/DeskJet-5820-series.ppd ppd file Do I have to worry about this? What do I do to fix it?
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HPLIP Installation on Ubuntu 18.04 can't find python dependencies

So I have been struggling to set up my HP scanner/printer for a while now. Trying to get hplip (as well as hplip-gui, hplip-setup, ...) through sudo apt-get install proved to be useless, cause it ...
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HP DeskJet 2778 All-in-One Ink Advantage Wireless Colour Printer not working

I bought HP DeskJet 2778 All-in-One Ink Advantage Wireless Colour Printer and unfortunately it is not working well with Lubuntu. I have installed HPLIP 3.20.X but the printer is not being recognised ...
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No system tray detected after latest update for some applications

Just after latest update of my Ubuntu 20.04 from Dec 21, 2020 I am getting HPLIP message: HPLIP Status service No system tray detected on this system. Unable to start, exiting. And also zoom meeting ...
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HPLIP software installation fails during 'make' command [duplicate]

Below is the last screen output up to the failure: Distro set to: Ubuntu 16.04 Initializing. Please wait... SECURITY PACKAGES ----------------- AppArmor is installed. AppArmor protects the ...
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offset shadow/blurry text HP Photosmart C4780 with HPLIP

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and HPLIP 3.20.3 I have an HP Photosmart C4780. I have genuine HP ink catridges. Black text prints blurry: there is a gray shadow of every character approximately 1mm below ...
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Scan with hplip for HP Envy 5055 printer only scans bottom 1.5 inches of scanned document

Running Ubuntu 18.04.4 Printer is HP Envy 5055. I installed hplip for printer control which works fine for printing. The HP printer manager has an option to scan in the Action menu. When I choose scan,...
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Ubuntu 20.10, hplip PyQt4 manual installation /usr/bin/ permission denied error

I was a bit ambitious in trying out a non-LTS distribution of Ubuntu, upgraded to 20.10 Groovy from 20.04 focal, and suddenly SANE has created a permanent 'SANE_DEVICE IS BUSY' loop, and hplip-3.20.9 (...
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HPLIP update doesn't finish - how to stop the installation safely?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and a printer HP Color Laserjet pro mfp m281fdw. Printing works, but scanning does not. In order to fix the missing scanning function I thought I would update my HPLIP and ...
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How to install HPLIP 3.20.3 or above in Ubuntu 20.04

When trying to install HPLIP 3.20.5 or 3.20.9 it crashes due to dependency problem mainly because of pyqt5 and lot of other dependencies. If I tried to install those dependencies manually some of them ...
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HPLIP: "hp-setup -i" won't ask to setup plugin for HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw

I'm trying to add a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428fdw printer/scanner to a few Ubuntu 16.04 PCs, they all have HPLIP ver 3.20.0 which is higher than the compatible version for this printer model. When ...
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Hp and Ubuntu 20.04

I have a HP 2540 printer that worked correctly in 18.04 but not in 20.04. I tried to install HPLIP from Hp (version 3.20.9) but got the next warnings and errors: warning: Missing REQUIRED dependency: ...
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Can't install HP plugin on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to connect to an HP M1217nfw MFP via Wi-Fi. The installation says I need an HP plugin for the printer. hp-doctor notes that a required dependency pyqt5 is missing. When I start hplip-3.20....
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HPLIP correctly installed but hp-setup will not run - asks me to install hplip

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I have installed HPLIP from the Ubuntu repository using the command sudo apt install hplip hplip-gui as recommended in How to install HPLIP on my Ubuntu to support my HP ...
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What happened to pyqt5 when upgrading to 20.04.1

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.1 my HP Officejet 3830, connected via usb, stopped working. I downloaded hplip-3.20.9.run from the HP site. When I try to install, all is well until the program tries ...
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hplip not working on fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation

I have just done a clean installation of Ubuntu 20.04.1 on a Lenovo Yoga 730. I have a wireless HP Photosmart C4780 which I have setup successfully setup on another Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Scanning failure with HP DeskJet F2410 on Ubuntu 20.04

I connected an HP DeskJet F2410 All-in-one Printer/Scanner through USB to my laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. Running the Document Scanner 3.36.3 detected the scanner as HP DeskJet F2400 Series, however ...
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"Unable to create io-slave" error on Kubuntu 20.04

I am trying to attach a file in the "Send Fax" wizard of HP Device Manager (HPLIP 3.20.6). In the window called "Select Files to Send", I click on the "Add..." button, ...
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Getting HP DeskJet 3700 working with Xubuntu 20.04

After 2 hours of troubleshooting my printer still doesn't work. The funny thing is that I wanted to print 2 pages from a PDF and had no problem printing the 1st page, but after turning the paper and ...
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HPLIP won't install on 20.04 because of Python 3 (what to do?)

I'm trying to install the latest HPLIP following this guide. To summarize you perform the following: sudo apt-get purge hplip hplip-data hplip-doc hplip-gui hpijs-ppds libsane-hpaio printer-driver-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 hplip needs pyqt4, which is not available anymore [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before, but the solutions did not work for me. I have an HP OfficeJet Pro 8625, which worked fine under 18.04. HPLIP does not install properly because of a dependency that ...
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Unable to install HPLIP Binary Plug-In

My printer is HP LaserJet Pro MFP m126nw. After setting up my printer in Ubuntu 20.04 (using HPLIP 3.20.3), when I tried to scan, it was mentioned that driver plug-in installation is required. When I ...
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hp-setup not working as intended

Firstly, I would like to inform that I'm a new user of Ubuntu and I'm not much familiar with the usual stuff in Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I'm trying to add my printer to my computer using ...
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HPLIP does not launch on Kubuntu 20.04

I installed the official apt version with all available packages hplip hplip-doc hplip-data hplip-gui but it doesn't launch from GUI. From terminal, I get like this: hp-setup error: Unable to locate ...
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HP-Plugin fail , HPLIP

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS . HPLIP 3.16.3 comes with this . I have bought a new printer LaserJet Pro MFP M130nw which requires a minimum of HPLIP 3.16.11. I downloaded from the HP Developer website ...
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only partial print when I use gLabels or Libreoffce using two diferent Laser HP printers (I use Ubuntu 20.04)

My question is how can I workaround to have to print a complete page of labels, for some reason the printer print only the first label of many in a letter size page and also not the complete label at ...
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Some python packages could not be installed during hplip-3.20.5 installing on Ubuntu 20.04

After upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04 I've autoremoved a lot of deprecated packages. During hplip upgrade I've confirmed using maintainer's version of configuration files. But after Ubuntu restarting, hp ...
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HPLIP Driver install fails on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded a 18.04 release to 20.04 (early, I know), and wiped away my manually installed 'hplip' package (3.16.11) and installed the official package from the release (3.20.3+dgfsg0-2). All ...
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Printer installation Issue - hplip-3.20.5 Ubuntu 20.04 Failed to read PPD file

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (fresh install) and installed hplip version 3.20.5 to connect my printer. Upon running hp-setup (gui) finds my printer and to click next but I run into an error below:...
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