HP LJ Printer

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HP LaserJet Printer installation guide

Under Constrution

1. Adding root password. Run the following command in the Terminal

sudo passwd root

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2. Installing dependencies. Run the following command in the Terminal

sudo apt-get install --force-yes avahi-utils libcups2 cups libcups2-dev cups-bsd cups-client libcupsimage2-dev libdbus-1-dev build-essential ghostscript openssl libjpeg-dev libsnmp-dev snmp-mibs-downloader libtool libusb-1.0.0-dev wget policykit-1 policykit-1-gnome python3-dbus python3-gi python3-dev python3-notify2 python3-imaging python3-pyqt4 gtk2-engines-pixbuf python3-dbus.mainloop.qt python3-reportlab python3-lxml libsane libsane-dev sane-utils xsane python-all-dev

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3. Downloading and Installing hplip-3.14.6. Run the following command in the Terminal

wget http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hplip/hplip/3.14.6/hplip-3.14.6.run

OR Go to this link and download the file. Download


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Go to the folder where hplip-3.14.6.run is downloaded. Then right click on a free space then -->Actions-->Open Terminal Here. A new terminal window will appear. Type in the command below and follow the setup steps as required.

sh hplip-3.14.6.run

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Note: when the setup asks for OS name and version, give option 7 i.e Ubuntu and version as option 7 i.e 14.04. When asked, always select yes(y) and automatic(a) on the setup.