yeah, don’t know what the issue is. the ppd always downloaded fine from “HP’s authorized server” (but it’s been months since my last hplip install since 17.04. (and yes I did install hplip-gui)
Some output (notice the apparently [blank] download server location):
Checking for network connection...
Downloading plug-in from:
Plugin is not accessible. Trying to download it from fallback location: [http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/plugin/hplip-3.17.7-plugin.run]
error: /home/user/.hplip/hplip-3.17.7-plugin.run file does not match its checksum. File may have been corrupted or altered
error: The device you are trying to setup requires a binary plug-in. Some functionalities may not work as expected without plug-ins. Please run 'hp-plugin' as normal user to install plug-ins. Visit http://hplipopensource.com for more infomation.
And yes, same thing happens with: