HP Linux Imaging and Printing 3.14.6 Released

HP Linux Imaging and Printing or HPLIP for short is an HP developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux Desktops. The HPLIP 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 latest version 3.14.6 comes with a number of changes and added support for additional printers:

New Printers:

  • HP DesignJet Z6600 PostScript
  • HP DesignJet Z6800PS Photo
  • HP DesignJet D5800 60-in Production Printer
  • HP DesignJet T3500 36-in Production eMFP
  • HP Designjet T7200 42-in Production Printer
  • HP Deskjet 2543 All-in-One Printer
  • HP Deskjet 2549 All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8640 e-All-in-One Printer
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8660 e-All-in-One Printer

Added support for the following new Distro’s:

  • Boss 5.0
  • Debian 7.5
  • Linux Mint 17

Bugs fixed:

  • Fixed Device Communication Error on launching HP Device Manager
  • Unable to add/remove file in ‘hp-sendfax’ wizard
  • Fax cover page does not get changed after changing recipient second time
  • Improved scan performance for ‘hp-scan’ utility

Install HPLIP 3.14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04

wget optimate.dl.sourceforge.net/project/hplip/hplip/3.14.6/hplip-3.14.6.run

chmod +x 3.14.6/hplip-3.14.6.run

./3.14.6/hplip-3.14.6.run

– When prompted, select appropriate options ‘automatic‘ > ‘y to confirm distro‘ > ‘enter root password‘ > ‘enter to continue‘ >

 
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