Saturday, November 14, 2009


How to install hp P1006 in ubuntu

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On your terminal type in the command below to download the driver
$ wget -O foo2zjs.tar.gz Now unpack it:
$ tar zxf foo2zjs.tar.gz
$ cd foo2zjs
$ make

Get extra files from the web, such as .ICM profiles for color correction,
and firmware. Select the model number for your printer:
$ ./getweb P1005 # Get HP LaserJet P1005 firmware file
$ ./getweb P1006 # Get HP LaserJet P1006 firmware file
$ ./getweb P1007 # Get HP LaserJet P1007 firmware file
$ ./getweb P1008 # Get HP LaserJet P1008 firmware file
$ ./getweb P1505 # Get HP LaserJet P1505 firmware file

Install driver, foomatic XML files, and extra files:
$ su OR $ sudo make install
# make install

(Optional) Configure hotplug (USB; HP LJ P1005/P1006/P1007/P1008/P1505):
# make install-hotplug OR $ sudo make install-hotplug

Installing HP 1020 1022n HP2550

Open Terminal and type in the following
  1. Plug in and turn on your printer(1020, 1022n, 2550)
  2. su root then supply the admin password
  3. Install the follwing packages (apt-get install cups cups-pdf)
  4. the type in hpsetup and follow the instructions

1 comment:

  1. I have installed Printer with no problem, wonderful guidance! Thanks a lot!
    hp p1505 driver