Install HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.17.6 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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HPLIP released a newer version supporting lot of printers and released on 8th June 2017

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest version of HPLIP 3.17.6 On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.04, LinuxMint 18 and Debian.

HPLIP stands for HP Linux Imaging and Printing, which is developed by HP for using HP Printer in Linux Platforms, by 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 business model, inkjet, laser and etc.. , you can also chek the list of supported devices in here
The Latest Version of HPLIP is 3.17.6 released recently and comes with the following fixes and changes and Latest Linux distribution Ubuntu 17.04, Debian 8.8 support they have added

What's New in this version?

Added support for the following new modelPrinters:
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M607n
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M607dn
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M608n
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M608dn
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M608x
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M608dh
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M609dn
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise M609x
  • HP LaserJet Managed E60055dn
  • HP LaserJet Managed E60065dn
  • HP LaserJet Managed E60065x
  • HP LaserJet Managed E60075dn
  • HP LaserJet Managed E60075x
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M631dn
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M631h
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M631z
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M632z
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M632fht
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M632h
  • HP LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M633z
and more, you can found in this link

Added support for the new Distro's:
  • Ubuntu 17.04
  • Debian 8.8
Known issues:
  • Edge to Edge Not supported
  • Greayscale option is present even though HP LaserJet Pro MFPM25a,M25nw,M26a,M26nw,M27c,M27cnw are mono devices

So how to install it? 

Step 1: Download installer file from the Sourceforge website or use the below command
wget http://liquidtelecom.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hplip/hplip/3.17.6/hplip 3.17.6.run
Step 2: Change the name of the downloaded file to hplip 3.17.6.run and give Execute Permissions to the Installer
sudo chmod R 755 hplip 3.17.6.run
Step 3: Install HPLIP 3.17.6
sudo ./hplip 3.17.6.run
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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