HP Printer Drivers ‘HPLIP’ 3.17.11 Adds Ubuntu 17.10 Support


HPLIP, open-source HP printer drivers, reached the 3.17.11 release with Ubuntu 17.10 (64-bit) support.

HPLIP is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux.

The project provides printing support for over 2,080 printer models–including; Deskjet, Officejet, Photosmart, PSC (Print, Scan, Copy), Business Inkjet, LaserJet, Edgeline MFP, and LaserJet MFP.

The ONLY change in HPLIP 17.10 is adding support for Ubuntu 17.10 64-bit.

How to Install HPLIP 3.17.11 in Ubuntu:

The official Linux binary (.run) is available for download at the link below:

Download HPLIP (.run)

After downloaded the .run file, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command:

cd ~/Downloads/ && chmod +x hplip-3.17.11.run && ./hplip-3.17.11.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!

About ml

ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.


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