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