HPLIP 3.20.2 released with Linux Mint Tricia Support

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HPLIP (HP Linux Imaging and Printing) is an official hp printer and scanner software for Linux. This software is developed by HP and supports a wide range of HP network printers and scanners including Deskjet, Officejet, inkjet, etc. This software supports both monochrome and color scanning as well.

  • HPLIP recently released the latest version 3.20.2 with below improvements:
  • Support for Linux Mint 19.3 “Tricia”
  • Support added for below new printers in Linux
  • HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1200n
  • HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1201n
  • HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1200nw
  • HP Neverstop Laser MFP 1202nw
  • HP Laser NS MFP 1005n
  • HP Neverstop Laser 1000n
  • HP Neverstop Laser 1001nw
  • HP Laser NS 1020n
  • HP ScanJet Pro 2000 s2
  • HP ScanJet Pro 3000 s4
  • HP ScanJet Pro N4000 snw1
  • HP ScanJet Enterprise Flow 5000 s5
  • HP ScanJet Enterprise Flow N7000 snw1

How to Install HPLIP 3.20.2 in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

  • Go to the download page as mentioned below.

Download the latest HPLIP driver

  • Choose your Linux operating system from the dropdown and click download. For example, for Ubuntu, you would download the file hplip-3.20.2.run
  • Once downloaded, open the terminal and run to make the file executable
chmod +x ~/Downloads/hplip-3.20.2.run
  • Then execute the program
sh ~/Downloads/hplip-3.20.2.run
  • Wait until the download is complete. Once completed plugin your printer/scanner.


  • Open terminal and download hplip-gui for Ubuntu:
sudo apt install hplip-gui
  • Once installed, run the setup
  • If you are having a USB printer try below
hp-setup -b usb
  • If you know the IP address of your printer, you can use the below command (change the IP address to your printer IP:

The HP Device manager would open, follow the onscreen instructions and add the printer.


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