Ubuntu 18.04 hp-plugin install failed on P1102W

Asked by Donald Abrams on 2018-12-29

papa@Ubuntu:~$ hp-plugin

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Checking for network connection...
Downloading plug-in from:
Receiving digital keys: /usr/bin/gpg --homedir /home/papa/.hplip/.gnupg --no-permission-warning --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 0x4ABA2F66DBD5A95894910E0673D770CDA59047B9
Creating directory plugin_tmp
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing HPLIP 3.18.12 Plugin Self Extracting Archive.........................................................

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Installer ver. 3.0

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Plug-in version: 3.18.12
Installed HPLIP version: 3.18.12
Number of files to install: 55

Plugin installation failed
error: Python gobject/dbus may be not installed
error: Plug-in install failed.

Done.
papa@Ubuntu:~$

Question information

Language:
English Edit question
Status:
Expired
For:
HPLIP Edit question
Assignee:
No assignee Edit question
Last query:
2018-12-29
Last reply:
2019-01-14
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #1

This question was expired because it remained in the 'Open' state without activity for the last 15 days.

FN (francesconorth) said : #2

<x>
Hi,

I get this error on linux mint 19.1 for my P1102W printer.

<pre>
:~/Downloads/hp-plugin$ hp-plugin

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Download and Install Utility ver. 2.1

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Downloading plug-in from: file:///home/<XXX>/Downloads/hp-plugin/hplip-3.18.12-plugin.run
1100%Receiving digital keys: /usr/bin/gpg --homedir /home/<XXX>/.hplip/.gnupg --no-permission-warning --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 0x4ABA2F66DBD5A95894910E0673D770CDA59047B9
Creating directory plugin_tmp
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing HPLIP 3.18.12 Plugin Self Extracting Archive.........................................................

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 3.18.12)
Plugin Installer ver. 3.0

Copyright (c) 2001-15 HP Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Plug-in version: 3.18.12
Installed HPLIP version: 3.18.12
Number of files to install: 55

Plugin installation failed
error: Python gobject/dbus may be not installed
error: Plug-in install failed.
</pre>