Install HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.16.5 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of HPLIP On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 14.04 , LinuxMint 

HPLIP stands for HP Linux Imaging and Printing,which is developed by HP for using HP Printer in Linux Platforms,Hpby using this software anyone can take Printout,scanning and copier using HP Laserjet and HP Inkjet Printers

HPLIP supports more than 2000 Printer models including all bussiness model, inkjet, laser and etc.. , you can also chek the list of supported devices in here

The Latest Version of HPLIP is 3.16.5 released recently and comes with the following fixes and changes and Latest Linux distribution Ubuntu 16.04 , Debian 8.4 support they have added


Added support for the following new modelPrinters:
  • HP OfficeJet 200 Mobile Printer Series
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8715 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8725 All-in-One Printer
  • HP LaserJet Pro M501n
  • HP LaserJet Pro M501dn

Added support for the new Distro's:

  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Debian 8.4


  • QT5 Support is available

Installation steps

Step 1: Download the installer file

Download installer file from the Sourceforge website or use the below command
Step 2: Give Execute Permissions to the Installer
sudo chmod -R 755
Step 3: Install HPLIP 3.16.5
sudo ./
Once Installation process started it'll install all those dependencies and drivers you need to Press yes or no according to your needs.
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