Install HPLIP in Ubuntu 22.04

HPLIP is a free and open-source application. HPLIP – HP Linux Imaging & Printing, is developed by HP. By using the application we can connect our HP Printers and Scanners with Linux. In this article, we would discuss how to install HPLIP in Ubuntu 22.04 release.

The package is available through standard Ubuntu repository. We will cover the setup part as well in Additional Info section.

Note: Following operations require superuser privileges. In case you don’t have one, we advise you to contact your System Administrator for assistance.

Install HPLIP in Ubuntu 22.04

Installing the HPLIP is pretty straight-forward. Just update the repository first. This ensures we get to have the latest version of the package available. Hence, open a terminal and issue the following –

sudo apt update

To install HPLIP –

sudo apt install hplip hplip-gui

It will install the associated dependencies as well. After the installation is finished, connect your device through USB, Network, Wireless or Parallel Port.

We will cover the setup part in Additional Info section.

In conclusion, we have discussed how to install HPLIP in Ubuntu 22.04 release.

Additional Info

To setup HPLIP, first connect your device through USB, Network, Wireless or Parallel Port. Thereafter, open a terminal and issue the following –

hp-setup

Choose the Connection type and click Next. We had a USB connection, so we went ahead with it.

Thereafter, it will show us the Model Name and Device URI. Select the device you would like to setup and click Next. If the device driver is available then you can directly Add the Printer. If, in case, its not there then the application would ask for the device driver download. Follow the on-screen instructions and once the device driver is installed. Click on Add Printer.