HPLIP 3.18.5 Released with Numerous New Printers Support

Last updated: May 24, 2018

HP Linux Imaging and Printing


HPLIP 3.18.5, HP developed Linux drivers for HP inkjet and laser based printers, was released a few hours ago.

HPLIP 3.18.5 brings a large list of new printers support:

  • HP DesignJet T1700 / T1700dr PostScript
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro M253a, M254dn, M254n, M254dne, M254nw, M254dw, M254cnw, M253nw, M253cnw, M254cdw.
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M180nw, M181fw, M179fw, M179cfw, M181fnw, M181cfw, M180n, M178cn, M178n, M180cn
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw, M279fdw, M281cdw, M281fdn, M281dne, M278dn, M280nw, M278nw, M278cw, M280cnw, M280c2
  • HP Color LaserJet Pro M154a
  • HP Color LaserJet M153a, M153b, M153nw, M153cnw, M153c1, M154b, M154nw, M153c1, M154cnw, M154c1
  • HP PageWide Managed Color MFP P77440dn, P77440dn, P77940dns, P77940dn, P77940dn+, P77950dns, P77950dn, P77950dn+, P77960dns, P77960dn, P77960dn+

Download / Install HPLIP 3.18.5:

To install the software, download the package “hplip-3.18.5.run” from the link below:

Then open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or search for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command:

cd ~/Downloads/ && chmod +x hplip-3.18.5.run && ./hplip-3.18.5.run

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

Then follow the terminal outputs, 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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