Jan 062013

I have a HP DeskJet 3050 (j610 Series) and I am using RHEL 6. I tried to install the hplip from the HP website, but it wasn’t working for me: http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html?

So I installed hplip via the RHEL package repository:

sudo yum install hplip hplip-gui hplip-common hplip-libs

This command also installed all the required dependencies:



After that I installed the printer via the command

su -c "hp-setup"


This opens an graphical user interface to install the printer. The network search did not find my printer, but when specifying the IP Address it was working for me:

HP Device Manager - Setup

HP Device Manager – Setup

HP Device Manager - Setup_2

HP Device Manager – Setup_2

HP Device Manager - Setup_3

HP Device Manager – Setup_3

Now you can use your new HP Printer. In another article I describe how to use the HP MDF with Linux.

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