How to add an HP printer from command line?

Mark mhullrich at
Thu Nov 11 19:44:17 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 1:44 AM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 01:09 -0800, Masao Kitamura wrote:
>> I'm trying to add printers via Kickstart/Preseed to multiple
>> installation clients on Ubuntu Desktop 10.10.
>> Printers I'm trying to add:
>> HP Laserjet P2055dn
>> HP Color Laserjet 3500
> Crank open synaptic and search on HP, you want to install the utils
> which will setup your HP printer just peachy. Or, goto HP's website and
> install their linux Ubuntu version of tools from there. Ric
Masao - You're looking for the hplip package(s).


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