Install HPLIP 3.22.6 On Ubuntu / Fedora
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install HPLIP 3.22.6 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Fedora 36, and other Linux distributions.
HPLIP — HP Linux Image and Printing, developed by HP for Printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser-based printers on Linux platforms.
The latest version of HPLIP 3.22.6 contains new Distro support and added support to the new printers.
HPLIP 3.22.6 Changelog
New Distro support
- Ubuntu 22.04
- Fedora 36
- MX Linux 21.1
New Printers support
- HP LaserJet Pro MFP 3101fdwe,3101fdw,3102fdwe,3102fdw,3103fdw,3104fdw, 3101fdne,3101fdn,3102fdne,3102fdn,3103fdn,3104fdn
- HP LaserJet Pro MFP 3101fdwe,3101fdw,3102fdwe,3102fdw,3103fdw, 3104fdw,3101fdne,3101fdn,3102fdne,3102fdn,3103fdn,3104fdn
For the complete changelog refer to the link
How to Install HPLIP 3.22.6 on Ubuntu / Fedora
Step 1: Download the installer file from the Sourceforge site or use the below command
Step 2: Provide execute permissions to the installer file and execute it
chmod 755 hplip-3.22.6.run && ./hplip-3.22.6.run
The installer file will start looking for the required files for the printer and it automatically downloads and install the missing dependencies if any.
Once the dependencies are completely installed on the system it will run ./configure and then make command and finally make install will be executed which actually installs the HPLIP on the system.
Step 3: Restart or RE-PLUG your printer.
Once the installation is completed, restart or re-plug the printer, Device Discovery window will appear
Click Add printer and complete the printer setup process.
Reference: HPLIP Automatic Installer Walkthrough
Uninstall HPLIP 3.22.6
To Uninstall HPLIP 3.22.6 run the below command
sh hplip-3.22.6.run — noexec && cd hplip-3.22.6
sudo python3 ./uninstall.py
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install HPLIP 3.22.6 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Fedora 36, and Linux Mint 20.3.
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