cannot print with HP laserjet1007 ubuntu16.4

Asked by Neelkanth Phadke on 2017-03-25

cannot load drivers using CD , nor possible to get it from HPLIP .printer is detected correctly .i set it as default printer and enable it .does nothing i am a .newcomer to ubuntu

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2017-03-25
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2017-03-26

Run:

cd ~
wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/hplip/hplip-3.16.11.run
chmod +x ./hplip-3.16.11.run
./hplip-3.16.11.run

Will install the latest hplip

If actionparsnip's procedure does not work or help, try these Terminal commands instead:

# Copy-paste following Terminal commands one by one into the Terminal:
# procedure to install printer driver for HP Laserjet P1007 without needing access to openprinting.org website:
#URL=http://sourceforge.net/projects/hplip/files/latest/download?source=files
# List of printers supported by foo2zjs printer driver:
# http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get remove hplip cups-filters cups hplip-data system-config-printer-udev
sudo apt-get install build-essential tix groff dc axel cups cups-filters unp system-config-printer-gnome
sudo rm -rf /usr/share/hplip
cd /tmp
rm foo*
axel http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/foo2zjs.tar.gz
unp foo2zjs.tar.gz
cd foo2zjs/
make
./getweb P1007 # Get HP LaserJet P1007 firmware file
sudo make install
sudo make install-hotplug
# Unplug and re-plug the USB printer to the PC
# add new HP Laserjet P1007 printer via system-config-printer tool
# and choose to use foo2zjs foomatic printer driver :
system-config-printer
# check /var/log/syslog for any errors related to foo2zjs driver:
tail /var/log/syslog
# then power cycle both your PC and your HP printer
# then retest printing using the newly installed foo2zjs driver

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