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HPLIP 3.18.7 Released with New Printers & Fedora 28 Support

HPLIP 3.18.7 Released with New Printers & Fedora 28 Support

HPLIP 3.18.7, a new monthly release of HP developed Linux drivers for HP inkjet and laser based printers, was released a few hours ago.

HPLIP 3.18.7 added 64-bit Fedora 28 and following new printers support:

  • HP Smart Tank 350
  • HP Smart Tank Wireless 450
  • HP Ink Tank 310
  • HP Ink Tank Wireless 410
  • HP Ink Tank 115
  • HP DesignJet Z6 24in
  • HP DesignJet Z6 44in
  • HP DesignJet Z6dr 44in
  • HP DesignJet Z9 24in
  • HP DesignJet Z9 44in
  • HP DesignJet Z9dr 44in

The new release also added support for CDS feature and fixed a few bugs:

  • Supplies and status information are not displayed in the hp-toolbox for Ruby
  • HPLIP Google Reported Issues related to models.dat file on PPD mapping
  • HPLIP Google Reported Syntactical Issues related to models.dat file

Download / Install HPLIP 3.18.7 in Ubuntu:

To install the software, download the package “hplip-3.18.7.run” from the link below:

HPLIP Download Page

Then open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or search for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command:

cd ~/Downloads/ && chmod +x hplip-3.18.7.run && ./hplip-3.18.7.run

Type your user password (no asterisks feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.

HPLIP 3.18.7 Released with New Printers & Fedora 28 Support

Then follow the terminal prompts, answer some questions to build and install HPLIP on your system. When everything is done, plug/re-plug your printers and enjoy!

HPLIP 3.18.7 Released with New Printers & Fedora 28 Support

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