Install HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.19.10 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest version of HPLIP 3.19.10 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, LinuxMint and Debian.
HPLIP stands for HP Linux Imaging and Printing, which was developed by HP for using HP printers on Linux platforms. By using this software, HP can make printouts, scans, and copies available to anyone using HP Laserjet and HP Inkjet printers.

HPLIP supports more than 2000 printer models, including all business models, inkjet, laser, and more. You can also see a list of supported devices here

HPLIP released a newer version that supports many printers, and it was released on October 30, 2019

The latest version of HPLIP is 3.19.10, which was recently released and has the following support for new printers


Added new printer

  • HP Color LaserJet MFP M776dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Flow MFP M776z
  • HP Color LaserJet Flow Multifunction Printer M776zs
  • HP Color Laser Printer M856dn
  • HP Color LaserJet M856x
  • HP Color Laser Printer E85055dn
  • Added support for “hp-uiscan” to scan only the back of the page.

Added support

  • Manjaro 18.1.0 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 19.10 (64-bit)
  • Fedora 31 (64-bit)

Known issues

  • For files with images and less text content, the Scan Auto Orientation feature supported in hp-uiscan fails.

installation steps

Step 1: Download the installer file

Download the installer file from the Sourceforge website or use the following command


Step 2: Change the name of the downloaded file to hplip and give the installer execute permissions

Sudo chmod -R 755

Step 3: Install HPLIP 3.19.10


When the installation process begins, it will install all required dependencies and drivers, and then press Yes or No as needed.