I cannot find the plugin driver of HP Laserjet P1005 to use it in Ubuntu 20.04

Asked by Kostas Oikonomou on 2021-03-15

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 64bit. I installed Hplip 3.20.3 from software center.
When trying to install HP Laserjet P1005, Hplip is trying to find the plugin driver (I am using the recommended option) to let it find the driver in the Internet. Unfortunately no driver is found.
What can I do in order to make my printer functionable?

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brian_p (claremont102) said : #1

> I am using Ubuntu 20.04 64bit.

That OS's version of HPLIP perfectly suits the Laserjet P1005,

> I installed Hplip 3.20.3...

Why? It is completely unnecessary.

Kostas Oikonomou (kikonomou) said : #2

Can you use the Laserjet P1005 without installing Hplip 3.20.3?
If yes, please give me, instructions how to do it.

Thanks in advance.

shivani mandora (shivani1708) said : #3

Hi ,

You can find the plugin file from below location:


Kostas Oikonomou (kikonomou) said : #4

Finally I downloaded the foo2zjs package, and I can use my printer without HPlip. So the problem is solved. Thank you all for the answers.

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