HP Linux Drivers

From Hack Sphere Labs Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

hp-setup and other utils by hp require python2 and python-gobject and python-dbus


hp-setup -i or hp-plugin -i will not work because python-gobject is not installed.

aptitude python-gobject

Fixed my issues.



In addition to installing hplip you also have to install dbus-python and python-gobject

You also need to link /usr/bin/python to python two instead of 3. Though make sure to link it back when the setup is complete.

rm /usr/bin/python
ln -s /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python

Do the setup/plugin build.

rm /usr/bin/python
ln -s /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/python


Note: Openprinting is back up.

The openprinting.org is down. This means that running hp-setup will fail as it cannot download the plugin. While it will be up eventually I have chosen to mirror the plugin for a while. This is the version that works with the current Debian release.


md5sum does not match what is located @ http://hplip.sourceforge.net/plugin.conf

url = http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/auxfiles/HP/plugins/hplip-3.10.6-plugin.run
checksum = b6112a75111ccd9d220f7ff2f1d9e7ae6a35504d
datetime = Mon, 19 Jul 2010 02:31:25 +0000
num_files = 40
timestamp = 1279506685.8
size = 1757460
revision = 13772

Works though. I do not think its hacked.

Other Sources:



Connecting to HPLIP printer on Server via client cups

I found that

BrowsePoll server.name.or.ip


Adding the printer with https instead of ipp and using RAW as a driver

worked awsome.