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How to Install an HPLIP Patch

Applies To
HPLIP Version: 
All
Printer(s): 
All
Linux OS Distribution(s): 
All
Required Steps: 

Patches may only be applied to the tarball version of the HPLIP software (not an RPM, DEB, TGZ, or other pre-build package).

How to apply a patch:

$ cd hplip-<version>
$ patch -p1 < hplip-<version>.patch
$ ./configure --prefix=/usr
$ make clean
$ make
$ su   (or use 'sudo make install')
# make install   (as root)