HPLIP has just been updated to 3.15.5 with support for more printers, Ubuntu 13.04 and Debian 7.0. HPLIP is a package which contains drivers for HP printers and scanners to support Linux systems, including Ubuntu. It’s an HP-developed solution for printing, scanning and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers for Linux machines.

This release adds support for HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725z, HP Officejet Pro 3620 Black and White e-All-in-One and Ubuntu 13.04 OS.

For more about this release, please check out the release page.

Below are some of the printers that have been added to the list of supported printers. HPLIP supports more than 2200 HP designed printers and new ones are being added regularly.

– HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725 series
– HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725dn
– HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725fw
– HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725z
– HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M725z+
– HP Officejet Pro 3610 Black and White e-All-in-One
– HP Officejet Pro 3620 Black and White e-All-in-One


Besides supporting the above printers, this release also fixes issues with the driver that fails with message "ethernet cable is plugged in", fixes the problem with bottom margin is wasn’t printing on 8.5x13in paper size for DeskJet 2050 J510 device.

To install of update the driver in Ubuntu, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal or console, run the commands below to download the latest version.

wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/hplip/hplip-3.13.5.run


Next, run the commands below to begin the installation.

sh hplip-3.13.5.run


Follow the wizard until the installation is complete. When prompted whether to overwrite or remove the existing drivers and re-install, choose to remove the existing HPLIP driver and reinstall the latest version.

For a step by step tutorial on this, please read this post.



Enjoy ~!