Install HP printer on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Printer type: HP Laserjet P1102

  1. Install HPLIP – this is available on Ubuntu Software Centre
  2. Start HPLIP
  3. Click ‘+’ sign
  4. Device discovery – select connection type. For a local printer usually this is USB. Click next.
  5. Select printer from discovered devices. Click next.
  6. Install hp-plugin if required. Download and install from HP server. If digital signature is missing install anyway.
  7. Setup printer – leave all fields as default. Add printer and test!