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How To Install HPLIP on Fedora 37

Install HPLIP on Fedora 37

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install HPLIP on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, HPLIP (HP Linux Imaging and Printing) is a set of open-source drivers and utilities developed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) that enables Linux users to use HP printers and scanners. The package includes a variety of tools, including a printer and scanner driver, a utility for configuring printers and scanners, and a tool for managing and monitoring print jobs.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) drivers on a Fedora 37.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for HPLIP.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install HPLIP on Fedora 37

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update

Step 2. Installing HPLIP on Fedora 37.

By default, the HPLIP package comes in the default Fedora 37 repository. Now run the following command below to install HPLIP drivers to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf install hplip hplip-gui

After installation, you can configure and setup your printer or scanner by running the following command in the terminal:

hp-setup

You will launch the HPLIP setup wizard that will guide you through the process of configuring and setting up your device:

Install HPLIP on Fedora 37

Verify that HPLIP is installed and working properly by running the following command:

hp-check -t

Step 3. Accessing HPLIP on Fedora 37.

Once the installation is complete, you can launch HPLIP from the application menu in your desktop environment. To test the installation, you can try printing a test page. Open a terminal and run the following command below:

lp -d printer-name /usr/share/doc/hplip/examples/hp-testpage.pdf

Congratulations! You have successfully installed HPLIP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing HPLIP (HP Linux Imaging and Printing) software on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official HPLIP website.

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