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HP LaserJet Pro 200 M251nw (Color Laser Printer, Wireless, Ethernet, USB)

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HP LaserJet Pro 200 M251nw (Color Laser Printer, Wireless, Ethernet, USB)
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The HP LaserJet Pro 200 M251nw is a color laser printer with Ethernet, WiFi and USB capabilities. It has the USB ID 03f0:132a

Bus 003 Device 002: ID 03f0:132a Hewlett-Packard

and is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel:

usb 3-2: new high-speed USB device number 2 using xhci_hcd
usb 3-2: New USB device found, idVendor=03f0, idProduct=132a
usb 3-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 3-2: Product: HP LaserJet 200 color M251n
usb 3-2: Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
usb 3-2: SerialNumber: VNxxxxx
usb 3-2: ep 0xc - rounding interval to 128 microframes, ep desc says 255 microframes
usb-storage 3-2:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi9 : usb-storage 3-2:1.0
scsi 9:0:0:0: CD-ROM            HP       Smart Install    1.00 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
sr2: scsi-1 drive
sr 9:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr2
sr 9:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg9 type 5

The printer needs the HPlip driver in at least version 3.12.9. If an older version of the driver is installed the color laser printer will not be recognized.

This driver is already part of the Ubuntu distribution and can be installed by:

sudo apt-get install hplip hplip-gui

If the hplip is provided in an version older version than 3.15.4 one needs to download the driver from SourceForge:


and install it by:


Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Tanglu GNU/Linux 2 (Bartholomea Annulata) 3.16-3-amd64 - 10/08/2015

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