hplip-cups are installed. The model is LaserJet P4515, but is not listed when I want to setup the printer. How do I setup a HP printer?
Wanting to use my new HP Color LaserJet Pro M252dw in Mint 17.3 KDE (which does not by default have a ppd for it) as well as in Mint 18.1 KDE (which does have such a ppd), have found a way to copy over the necessary file.
- Searching Mint 18.1 for *.ppd revealed that they are stocked mostly in /usr/share/ppd/hplip/HP and the ones that are installed and useable are in /usr/share/ppd/cupsfilters with owner root and permissions 0644.
2 The actual installation proved surprisingly simple: I copied the appropriate .ppd file to Mint 17.3's /usr/share/ppd/cupsfilters, set its owner and permissions as mentioned in step 1, and installed the printer with the Printers gui in System Settings.
It printed a test page successfully on first attempt.