PRINTER: Installing HP LaserJet P1005 on Raspbian

First, install USB tools:

sudo apt-get install usbutils

List USB devices:

sudo lsusb

There should be a line like this:

Bus 001 Device 006: ID 03f0:3d17 Hewlett-Packard LaserJet P1005

HP LaserJet P1005 printer needs firmware:

sudo getweb P1005

Visit CUPS administration page:



https://<PI address>/admin

Click on Add Printer

You should see next list. Choose “HP LaserJet P1005 (HP LaserJet P1005)“:

Local Printers:
o HP LaserJet P1005 USB BB082PA HPLIP (HP LaserJet P1005)
x HP LaserJet P1005 (HP LaserJet P1005)
o HP Fax (HPLIP)

Next step should look like this. Dont forget to sellect “Share This Printer“:

Name: HP_LaserJet_P1005
Description: HP LaserJet P1005
Location: <location>
Connection: usb://HP/LaserJet%20P1005?serial=BB082PA
Sharing: x Share This Printer

Choose the driver:

HP LaserJet P1005 Foomatic/foo2xqx (recommended) (en)

I have tried many options, but this one is the only that actually worked for me.
Printing is slow, you will need a patience with this printer on Raspberry Pi.


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