HPLIP 3.20.9 Released, Still Not Install in Ubuntu 20.04

September 29, 2020 — 2 Comments

HP Linux Imaging and Printing

HPLIP 3.20.9, HP print, scan, and fax drivers for Linux, now is available to download.

Though the release note is not ready at the moment of writing, HPLIP 3.20.9 package is already available to download in its website.

New printers supported in the release:

  • HP LaserJet MFP M234dw
  • HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed MFP E57540dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E57540c
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M578dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M578f
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M578c
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M578z
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed E55040dw
  • HP Color LaserJet Managed E55040dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M554dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M555dn
  • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M555x

This release also added support Linuxmint 20, OpenSuse 15.2, and Debian 10.4

How to Get HPLIP 3.20.9:

1. To install the software, download the package “hplip-3.20.9.run” from the link below:

HPLIP Download Page

2. Then open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to give executable permission:

chmod +x ~/Downloads/hplip-3.20.9.run

3. Finally run command to start installing the driver:


Follow the terminal output and answer some questions. If everything goes OK, plug or re-plug your HP devices and enjoy!

Sadly, HPLIP 3.20.9 still does not install on Ubuntu 20.04 due to requirement of old pyqt5 libraries.

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2 responses to HPLIP 3.20.9 Released, Still Not Install in Ubuntu 20.04

  1. Ji,
    If installed as you describe, will HPLIP 3.20.9 update automatically once in the OS’s official repository? Or will it have to be uninstalled and re-installed from the official repository to stay up to date with bug fixes and security issues?

  2. thanks
    but what i do at ubuntu 20.04 ?

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