How do I get the newest versions of both Ubuntu & hplip to "talk" to an older HP printer?

Asked by Kathryn Peterson on 2020-11-05

I have just acquired a new Linux laptop running the latest version of Ubuntu (20.x.x) & hplip. How do I 1) actually get the hplip to run on the machine, & 2) communicate with an HP Officejet Pro 9010? The machine "sees" the printer, but doesn't communicate to print. Help!

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brian_p (claremont102) said : #1

I wouldn't bother with HPLIP. See



Kathryn Peterson (kitpete9425) said : #2

I'm sorry, relative neophyte in command-line stuff here, someone's going to have to walk me through the steps in the terminal or wherever to install this. Thanks.

Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said : #4 This is for version 3.20.11 it may work for your printer.

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