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104 - HP Printers Driver Set

Your Linux system already has the HPLIP software installed. That's because all major Linux distributions regularly pick up the HPLIP software
and include it with their distribution installation. However, if it is not installed or you need to upgrade to a newer HPLIP version to support your printer.

You can download the HPLIP software which supports 1,924 HP printers on nearly any Linux distribution available today.


1. Install all packages needed.

# yum list hplip libusb libjpeg libusb-devel libjpeg-devel

If you need :

# yum install libjpeg-devel

2. Install drivers

# run hplip-3.9.6b.run

3. Some printer need a special configuration.

* Ex. HP Laserjet P1414N 
   This printer need to have "foomatic-rip-hplip". You need to find it in hplip-3.9.6b directory after run step #2.
   Maybe it is in "./hplip-3.9.6b/prnt/hpijs/foomatic-rip-hplip".
   Put the file "foomatic-rip-hplip" in /usr/bin and make it executable:

# chmod a+x /usr/bin/foomatic-rip-hplip

  And then make a symlink into /usr/lib/cups/filters/foomatic-rip-hplip:

# ln -sf /usr/bin/foomatic-rip-hplip /usr/lib/cups/filters/foomatic-rip-hplip



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