HP Linux Imaging and Printing

Print, Scan and Fax Drivers for Linux

HP LaserJet Pro MFP m127fs

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Support Information:

Minimum HPLIP version3.16.2
Support levelFull (See note11.)
Recommended?Yes (See note15.)

Driver Plugin Information:

This printer REQUIRES a downloadable driver plug-in, which is required to enable print, fax or scan support. Use hp-setup to install the printer, and to download and install the plug-in. Driver plug-ins are released under a proprietary (non-open) license and are not part of the HPLIP tarball release.

Summary of Available Features (See note10.):

Automatic installerDepends on distroSee table below for distro specific support.
Network I/OYesSee note1.
Parallel I/OYes
Scan to PCYesSee note3.
Photo card accessNoIf equiped, use USB mass storage for access. See note4.
PC fax sendYesSee note5.
PC initiated copyNoSee note6.
Services and statusYesSee note7.
Graphical user interfacesDepends on distroSee table below for distro specific support.
Print head alignmentNo
Color calibrationNo
Print head cleaningNo
Linefeed calibrationNo
Print quality diagnosticsNo

Summary of Available Features in Various Linux Distributions (see note13):

DistroVersionInstallerGUI14Scan3Fax5StatusPhoto Card4USBParallelNetwork1
Boss5.0YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Debian7.0YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.1YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.3YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.4YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.5YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.6YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.7YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.8YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian7.9YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian8.0YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian8.1YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian8.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian8.3YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Debian8.4YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
DistroVersionInstallerGUI14Scan3Fax5StatusPhoto Card4USBParallelNetwork1
Fedora22YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Fedora23YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Fedora24YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Fedora25YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Fedora26YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
gOS8.04.1NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
IGOS1.0NoYes (Qt3)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Linux From Scratch6NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Linpus Linux9.4NoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNo
Linpus Linux9.5NoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNo
Linspire5.0NoYes (Qt3)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint17YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint17.1YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint17.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint17.3YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint18YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint18.1YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Linux Mint18.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Mandriva Linux2010.0NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
DistroVersionInstallerGUI14Scan3Fax5StatusPhoto Card4USBParallelNetwork1
Mandriva Linux2011.0NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Mepis6.0NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Mepis6.5NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Mepis7.0NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Mepis8.0NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2006.0NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2006NoYes (Qt4)YesNoYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2007.0NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2007NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2008.0NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2008NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2009.0NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
PCLinuxOS2009NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Red Hat8.0NoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Red Hat9.0NoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux6.0YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux7.0YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Slackware Linux9.0NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux9.1NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux10.0NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
DistroVersionInstallerGUI14Scan3Fax5StatusPhoto Card4USBParallelNetwork1
Slackware Linux10.1NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux10.2NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux11NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux12NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Slackware Linux12.1NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
SUSE Linux13.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
SUSE Linux42.1YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
SUSE Linux42.2YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
SUSE Linux42.3YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Ubuntu12.04YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu13.10NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu14.04YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu15.04NoYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu15.10YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu16.04YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu16.10YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Ubuntu17.04YesYes (Qt4)YesYesYesNoYesYesYes

Other Information:

Driver plug-inRequiredSee note8.
Requires firmware downloadNo
APDK device class(es):Hbpl1
HPLIP device sub-class(es):Mono
USB VID:PID1008:12842
Embedded web serverYes
HPLIP job storageNo
models.dat namehp_laserjet_pro_mfp_m127fs

All information provided is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed.


1 Network support indicates built-in ethernet and/or wireless networking. Alternatively, many devices may be operated on the network using an external JetDirect print server. Not all network configurations are supported. Please refer to the HPLIP FAQs for more information.

2 USB mass storage only. You may mount the photocard as a storage drive over USB only. Refer to your distribution's documentation for setup and usage instructions.

3 Scan supported means that PC initiated scan using a SANE compatible software application is supported over parallel, USB, or network (depending on I/O connection). Information on digital sending products is covered in note 9, below.

4 Photo supported means that the printer's photo card slots are readable using either USB mass storage (USB only) or hp-unload (USB, parallel or network).

5 Fax supported means that PC initiated fax send is supported using hp-sendfax, once an appropriate CUPS fax queue is set up. Fax support varies on Linux distributions, based on the availability of python-dbus version 0.80 or greater (versions before 0.80 will not work with HPLIP). Click on the model name of each printer to get more detailed information.

6 Copy supported means that PC initiated copying is supported using hp-makecopies.

7 "Services and status" means that ink/toner levels, error reporting, and services such as alignment, and color calibration are available (via the HP Device Manager aka Toolbox).

8 ("Required") A downloadable driver plug-in is required for printing support. ("Optional") A downloadable driver plug-in is optional for printing support and may increase the speed, quality, or other aspect of printed output. ("No" or "None") A driver plug-in is not required nor available. Driver plug-ins are released under a proprietary (non-open) license and are not part of the HPLIP tarball release. For more information, please refer to this KB article

9 Device supports digital sending, not standard scanning protocols. See this KB article for more info.

10 Feature support depends on the specific Linux distribution being used.

11 For a definition of Support Levels, please refer to this KB article.

12 For more information, please refer to this KB article.

13 The "Summary of Available Features in Various Linux Distributions" table lists available features for distros that are supported by the HPLIP automatic tarball installer. Distros that are not listed will require a manual install procedure (See this page for more information).

14"Qt3" and "Qt4" refer to the supported UI toolkit. If "Qt3" is indicated, then the distro supports a GUI interface using the Qt3 UI toolkit. The Qt4 toolkit is not supported for the distro in this case. If "Qt4" is indicated, then the distro supports a GUI interface using the Qt4 UI toolkit. In this case, the Qt3 UI toolkit may also be available and used if desired. The appropriate UI toolkit will be automatically installed by the HPLIP installer.

15"Recommended" means that the printer is fully supported in HPLIP and is recommended for use on your Linux system. For information of what "fully supported" means, see this KB article.