Install HPLIP 3.20.6 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install HPLIP 3.20.6 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, LinuxMint 19.3, and Debian 10.

HPLIPHP Linux Image and Printing, developed by HP for Printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser-based printers in Linux platforms.

The recent version of HPLIP 3.20.6 contains new printer’s support and added support for RHEL 8.2, Fedora 32, and Manjaro 20.

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HPLIP 3.20.6 Changelog

Support for New printers

  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78223a
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78223dv
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78223dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78223dn Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78223dn CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78228dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78228dn Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78228dn CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78330z Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78330z CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78330dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78330dn Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78330dn CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78330z
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78325z Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78325dn CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78325z CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78325dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78325z
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E78323z
  • HP Color LaserJet Mgd Flw MFPE78323Z Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Mgd Flw MFPE78323z CN
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E78323dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78323dn Plus
  • HP Color LaserJet Mngd MFP E78323dn CN

Support for new Distros

  • Fedora 32
  • Manjaro 20.0
  • RHEL 8.2
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How to Install HPLIP 3.20.6 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint?

Step 1: Download the installer file from Sourceforge site or use the below command

wget https://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hplip/hplip/3.20.6/hplip-3.20.6.run

Step 2: Change the permissions for the installer file

chmod -R 755 hplip-3.20.6.run

Step 3: Step 3: Install HPLIP 3.20.6

  ./hplip-3.20.3.run

Follow the on-screen instructions, provide the basic info to build the HPLIP on your system, once the setup is completed unplug and plug the printer and start the printing.

Uninstall HPLIP 3.20.6

To uninstall the installed version of HPLIP 3.20.6 we have to use the same installer file for uninstallation since we don’t have, use the below commands to extract the contents for a run file.

sh hplip-3.20.6.run –noexec && cd hplip-3.20.6

sudo ./uninstall.py

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