Add an HP printer to Rocky 9

Move your mouse up to the Activities icon in the upper left and in the bar which appears at the bottom, open a Console/Terminal/Command prompt window.

type everything in lower case!

You need to become administrator “root”, Switch Up to root. Type the following and hit return: there is a space between the “u” and dash

su -

next use dnf/yum to install the HP driver and CUPS, so type this line and hit return

dnf -y install hplip cups

If the printer is off or unplugged from USB, plug in the printer and turn it on. Run the HP setup program:


Your HP printer is set up.

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