HPLIP 3.19.6 Released with More HP Printers/Scanners Support

June 28, 2019 — 2 Comments

HP Linux Imaging and Printing

HPLIP, HP developed printer and scanner drivers for Linux, released version 3.19.6 with a lot of new devices support.

New devices supported in HPLIP 3.19.6:

  • HP Smart Tank 500 series, 510, 530 series, 610
  • HP Smart Tank Plus 550, 570 series, 650
  • HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1200a, 1200w
  • HP Laser NS MFP 1005, 1005w
  • HP Neverstop Laser 1000a, 1000w
  • HP Laser NS 1020, 1020w
  • HP DesignJet T2600dr Postscript MFP
  • HP DesignJet XL 3600 PS MFP
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro M453cdn, M454dn, M454cdn, M453cdw, M454nw, M454dw, M454cdw
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479dw, M478fcdn, M479fdn, M479fcdn, M478fcdw, M479fdw, M479fnw, M479fcdw
  • HP LaserJet Pro MFP M428dw, M429dw, M428fdn, M428c1, M428c3, M428m, M429fdn, M428fdw, M428c2, M428c4, M429fdw.
  • HP LaserJet Pro M305d, M304a, M305dn, M305dw, M404d, M405d, M404n, M405n, M404dn, M404c1, M404c3, M404m, M405dn, M404dw, M404c2, M404c4, M405dw.

1. To install the software, download the package “hplip-3.19.6.run” from the link below:

HPLIP Download Page

2. Then make the downloaded file executable from its Properties dialog, Permissions tab:

3. Finally open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or search for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to start installing it:

./Downloads/hplip-3.19.6.run

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.

4. Then follow the terminal prompts, answer some questions to build and install HPLIP on your system. When everything is done, plug/re-plug your printers and enjoy!

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2 responses to HPLIP 3.19.6 Released with More HP Printers/Scanners Support

  1. peacecop kalmer: July 3, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    It remains complaining: “Unable to recieve key from keyserver” and if I click “Yes” then it keeps looping the plugin install which always results with the same error.

  2. Philippe ROUDEL July 8, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Same issue seems the keyserver fails

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