HPLIP 3.18.7, a new monthly release of HP developed Linux drivers for HP inkjet and laser based printers, was released a few hours ago.
HPLIP 3.18.7 added 64-bit Fedora 28, and following new printers support:
- HP Smart Tank 350
- HP Smart Tank Wireless 450
- HP Ink Tank 310
- HP Ink Tank Wireless 410
- HP Ink Tank 115
- HP DesignJet Z6 24in
- HP DesignJet Z6 44in
- HP DesignJet Z6dr 44in
- HP DesignJet Z9 24in
- HP DesignJet Z9 44in
- HP DesignJet Z9dr 44in
The new release also added support for CDS feature and fixed a few bugs:
- Supplies and status information are not displayed in the hp-toolbox for Ruby
- HPLIP Google Reported Issues related to models.dat file on PPD mapping
- HPLIP Google Reported Syntactical Issues related to models.dat file
Download / Install HPLIP 3.18.7 in Ubuntu:
To install the software, download the package “hplip-3.18.7.run” from the link below:
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Then open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or search for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command:
cd ~/Downloads/ && chmod +x hplip-3.18.7.run && ./hplip-3.18.7.run
Type your user password (no asterisks feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.
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!