How To install and configure HP printer in Arch Linux Swapnil Bhartiya Apr 2, 2013 HowTo1 Comment I dipped my feet in the warm waters of Arch some four months ago and with every passing month I am loving it more. Arch Linux is a great distribution, and the gem of this operating system is its community and the comprehensive wiki it has created. If you have not given Arch a try, you should. It may look intimidating from a distance, but once you make up your mind to migrate to Arch you won’t go back to your previous OS.I was not using my printer lately and had to put it to use when I needed some print-outs and scans for some paperwork. I have the HP Photosmart Prem C410 and after looking around for a while I was able to get it to work and there is nothing better than documenting it. So, if you have a similar HP printer and you want to make it work, this article may help you.My use-caseI am running 64bit Arch with KDE and want to connect the printer over the wifi network. Before installing any packages, I added the user (in my case it was “muktware”) to certain groups which will be needed for printing and scanning to work well. I have yaourt installed to compile packages easily. Make sure that the printer is on and connected to the local network.gpasswd -a [username] lpgpasswd -a [username] sysgpasswd -a [username] scannerThen go ahead and install the HP Printer Managerpacman -S hplipNow it was time to install Cups librariesyaourt libcupspacman -S cups cups-filters ghostscript gsfontsEnable cups so it starts with system bootsystemctl enable cupsStart CUPSsystemctl start cupsOpen the CUPS interface from this URL (http://localhost:631/) and log in as root. Here you can add and configure your printer.Now when I run HP Printer Manager, it was able to detect and configure the printer.I also need to configure the built-in scanner, I installed:yaourt scanEdited this file and uncomment “hpaio”nano /etc/sane.d/dll.confNow I checked if the scanner is being detectedscanimage -L[muktware@localhost ~]$ scanimage -Ldevice `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_Prem_C410_series?ip=192.168.0.22′ is a Hewlett-Packard Photosmart_Prem_C410_series all-in-onedevice `v4l:/dev/video0′ is a Noname UVC Camera (046d:0805) virtual deviceYes!You can install any desired app for scanning. I installed ‘Simple Scan’ and went ahead to scan and print my documents.Sources: Arch Wiki HP Photosmart & CUPSSlideshow Image: Cameron Literally amazing. (Both your article’s help and also how luxuriously easy to use Desktop Linux has become.)Thanks.