Saturday, October 29, 2011

HP Printer linux driver installation

Driver support for Linux OS
For Linux downloads, HP recommends another Web site. If you need to download Linux drivers, you will be directed to a Web site that is outside the HP Web site. Click the link on this page if you want to continue.
By using this link you are leaving the Hewlett-Packard Website. HP assumes no responsibility for information outside of the HP Website.

Click on the link below if you want to continue.

HP Linux Imaging and Printing

Print, Scan and Fax Drivers for Linux

SUSE Linux 11.4 supplies HPLIP 3.11.3 and it does support your printer.

file size 20.4 MB

The source forge site is really slow and cuts off the download of after 2.4 mb at times 


The HPLIP Automatic Installer
The Automatic Installer is known to work on the following Linux Distributions:
  • SUSE Linux (11.3, 11.4)
  • Fedora (14, 15)
  • Ubuntu (8.04, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10)
  • Debian (5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.0.4, 5.0.5, 5.0.6, 5.0.7, 5.0.8, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2)
To use the Automatic Installer, follow these steps:
  1. Download the file to a convenient location (e.g., home directory or desktop, etc).
  2. Open a console/terminal and cd to the location where the installer was downloaded. (e.g., cd ~/Desktop)
  3. Type in and run this command: 'sh'

  You can download the file via the command line


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