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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hplip requires pyqt5 [duplicate]

I have upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04. My HP M281fdn printer prints, but will not scan. The HP plugin is no longer working. I tried installing it with » sh hplip-3.20.3-plugin.run « So far, I had to do ...
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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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hplip-gui and Ubuntu 20.04

My first post here, I've asked elsewhere but no joy.. I wonder if anyone can help me with an issue I am having with my HP Envy 5020 printer. The printer can be connected either wirelessly or via USB ...
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Unable to install HPLIP for HP P1007 printer in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install HPLIP in Ubuntu 20.04 release for HP P1007 Printer. but i am getting the following error when installing the HPLIP DEPENDENCY AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION ---------------------------...
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hplip requires pyqt4

I have upgraded my system from 19.10 to 20.04, everything is working correctly except I cannot load hp-systray or any other parts of the program. The problem I have is pyqt4 available in 20.04 I ...
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HP Officejet 3833 on Ubuntu 16.04 prints only blank pages

Ubuntu 16.04, HP Officejet 3833 nearly new,connected by wifi, hplip. Printer was working normally, ink low warning appeared and printer was unable to print. New ink cartridges installed. Printer will ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Using Laser Jet Pro M402n Jobs Held Even After Being Released

As per the title. I'm running the latest Ubuntu 19.10, and I have the standard hplip packages installed. I was able to configure my printer on the network so that I can ping it. Additionally, at times,...
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Why are .deb packages of hplip not sufficient? [duplicate]

I'm using a HP Laserjet Pro M28a with Ubuntu 18.04. Printing is fine, but I couldn't get the scanner portion to work for quite a while. I've installed the Debian packages for HPLIP 3.17.10 (official ...
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removed hplip inappropriately, and cannot make it work again

I am a beginner of linux and using ubuntu 18.04. I had an issue about changing ip address in hplip, so got it removed. Since I had no idea how I had installed it, I first removed all seemingly ...
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CUPS asking for login creds to set up a printer [duplicate]

I am trying to set up an HP OfficeJet Pro 9025. In the CUPS web interface, I have tried entering root user & pw as well as my user/pw and neither seems to work. I am able to print, though hplip ...
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HPLIP: fax driver lost connection with printer

Kubuntu 19.10 HPLIP installed by download from the vendor's website. The printer has a wired ethernet connection. I am trying to run print-to-fax, and it used to work, but now I am getting error ...
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hplip crashes when installing a hp laser printer M 15w

I'm on ubuntu 16.4 and have an updated and upgraded hplip and hplip-gui installed. Now, I try to install a hp laser printer M 15w. The setup routine finds a printer but crashes with the traceback: ...
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Should I remove the HPlip packages from the Ubuntu repositories before installing the latest version with the HP provided .run installer?

I need the latest version of HPLip on my computer to fully support a new printer. I already have HPLip and HPLip GUI installed from the Ubuntu repositories. HP offers a .run based installer to be run ...
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Error when installing print queue HPLIP 3.19.12

error: Printer queue setup failed. Error : successful-ok-ignored-or-substituted-attributes This is what I get. I tried a suggestion from an arch forum but my ppd file only showed warnings and it ...
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Cannot get HPLIP to run on Ubuntu 18.04 - error: No module named 'PyQt4'

I completely removed the HPLIP libraries using this instruction and started over to try and get my HP printer to scan. After reinstalling the hplip and hplip-gui packages the gui does not run from the ...
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HP ink tank 410 series wireless support for ubuntu 18.04

I tried using hplip-3.19.11.run file for installing my ink tank 410 series, but the installer is not able to detect the printer wirelessly. Ubuntu native cups, is able to find the printer on the ...
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How to remove old HPLIP in Ubuntu-Mate 18.04

I need to get working HP15w laserjet printer with Ubuntu-Mate 18.04 LTS (HPLIP ver. 3.17.10 included). According to HP site, HP15w is supported starting from hplip 3.18+ release. I found this guide, ...
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HP Color Laserjet M280nw: scanner not working

I'm trying to make the HP M280nw scanner work, without success. I've tried on different operating systems, however, the one where it kind-of-works better is 19.10. The printer works with any problems,...
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How to Install HP Printer (hplip) in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

There thounsand of tutorials on Internet. Here is some: How to Install HP Printer in Ubuntu 18.04 http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2018/12/hplip-3-18-12-released-ubuntu-18-04-support/ http://...
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How to connect HP printer with PC via Wi-Fi?

I am trying to setup my HP printer using Wi-Fi on PC, but when I try to do it using Wireless Method it connects it but only with specific IP adress that is in use at the moment of connecting. When I ...
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How to reduce the number of errors to zero in the HPLIP's hp-check output for debugging purposes?

I have installed HPLIP from deb-package with simple sudo apt-get install hplip and installed driver/plugin with hp-plugin. But the output of hp-check contains errors. It is known that output of this ...
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HPLIP 3.19.6 didnt see USB HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125ra on 18.04

Problem: MFU works like printer but didn't work like scanner. Installed latest HPLIP Version: 3.19.6 from developers.hp.com. :~$ hp-setup hp-doctor command output: ------------------------------ | ...
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HPLIP Photosmart 5520 not functioning completely [duplicate]

I have HPLIP 3.17.10 installed on Ubuntu 18.04. It is possible to print from this app but I have been unable to use some of the other facilities, such as head cleaning or alignment. The printer is ...
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make failed when installing hplip [duplicate]

I downloaded the latest version of hplip (3.19.5) from here. Following the installation instructions, I ran: sh hplip-3.19.5.run It all worked well until the last step, where I got the following ...
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Cannot install HP printer: plugin installation not successful

I am trying to set up my HP LaserJet P1102 on Ubuntu 19.04. I know the theoretical procedure to install the printer, but this procedure does not work for me, following the "correct" procedure to ...
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HPLIP can not detect printer after upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04

After upgrading my os to kubuntu 19.04, hplip is not able to detect my hp printer (hp lasterjet 1020) anymore, although lsusb is able to show that the printer is connected via usb: $ lsusb Bus 002 ...
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HPLIP cant detect USB printer with hp-setupbut printer works

Printer: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125ra OS: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Problem: MFU works like printer but didn't work like scanner. Installed latest HPLIP Version: 3.19.5 from developers.hp.com. $ hp-setup -...
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How to install HPLIP on my Ubuntu to support my HP printer and/or scanner?

Let's assume that one has some HP printer and/or scanner and checked its support status on the corresponding page of HPLIP site - HP Developer Portal | All Supported Printer Models. So one have the ...
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Can't install HP Deskjet 2540 in Ubuntu 18.04

I installed hplip and hplip-data. Then I started HPLIP Toolbox GUI. I click add printer and then I get a message (see pic) that PPD file is not found. When I click browse I find some .gz file and none ...
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Getting printer and duplexer to work on Ubuntu 18.04 for Laserjet 1020

I am trying to get my HP Laser-Jet 1020 to work with my Ubuntu 18.04 installation. I have successfully installed hplip from HP's official website, but it does not seem to work as Ubuntu seems to like ...
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`apt upgrade` borks on python3: apt now seemingly broken [duplicate]

edit: this turned out to have been caused by installing the binary HPLIP printer package. See comments below. I just ran apt dist-upgrade, but cancelled it before progressing, so it shouldn't have ...
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xsane scans only top of document while entire document is selected in preview

I am using it with hplip software and hp deskjet 2540. When scanning lineart image: Only the top 5 cm or 2 inches is scanned while the full page is selected in preview. Don't have this with ...
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HP LaserJet P1102w & Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

Having looked at all of the questions regarding the setup of the HP LaserJet P1102w on Ubuntu (various versions) on this site (as well as many others), I'm still having no success at all. I've tried ...
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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. Ubuntu comes with HPLIP 3.17 but ...
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apt-get upgrade returning errors because Python3 and HPLIP Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

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 ...