How to set up HP printer drivers on Linux Mint?

How to set up the driver for an HP printer on Linux Mint or Ubuntu?

First install the packages:

sudo aptitude install hplip hplip-gui

Then run

sudo hp-setup

and follow the GUI instructions to set up the printer.

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

2 comments:

  1. Thank you very much. Like magic, your instruction connects my Linux 19.1 Tessa installed on Macbook to the HP Laserjet P1102w printer. I had wasted a night trying to set this up.

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