Install HPLIP 3.22.2 on Ubuntu / RHEL / Elementary OS / Linux Mint

HPLIP 3.22.2 logo

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install HPLIP 3.22.2 on Ubuntu 21.10, RHEL 8.5, Linux Mint 20.3, and Elementary OS 6.1

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

The latest version of HPLIP 3.22.2 contains new Distro support and added support to the new printers and the HPLIP installer is available for download from SourceForge.

HPLIP 3.22.2 Changelog

New Distro support
  • Linux Mint 20.3
  • RHEL 8.5
  • Elementary OS 6.1
New Printers support
  • HP LaserJet Tank MFP 1602a,1602w,1604w,2602dn,2602sdn, 2602sdw,2602dw, 2604dw,2604sdw, 2603dw,2603sdw,2605sdw,2606dn,2606sdn,2606sdw,2606dw,2606dc,1005,1005w,1005nw.
  • HP LaserJet Tank 1502a,1502w,1504w,2502dw,2502dn,2504dw,2503dw,2506dw,2506d,2506dn,1020, 1020w,1020nw

How to Install HPLIP 3.22.2 on Ubuntu / RHEL / Elementary OS / Linux Mint

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 && ./
Run the HPLIP installer

Step 3: Verify the Version and provide the password

Once the installation starts, it will ask you to confirm the OS version, press y if it’s detected correctly, and provide the password of the account.

Version check and provide password

The installer file will start looking for the required files for the printer and it automatically downloads and install the missing dependencies if any.

HPLIP Install dependencies

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.

HPLIP make && make install

Step 4: Restart or RE-PLUG your printer.

Once the installation is completed, restart or re-plug the printer, Device Discovery window will appear

Select the connectivity of the printer and configure your printer.

Configure the printer

Click Add printer and complete the printer setup process.

Reference: HPLIP Automatic installer Walkthrough


From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install HPLIP 3.22.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, RHEL 8.5, LinuxMint 20.3 and elementary OS 6.1

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  1. Dan St.André March 3, 2022

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