How-to Install Epson Inkjet Printers Driver & Quick-Start Scanning on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

February 3rd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Epson Inkjet Printer Driver on Elementary OS Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Properly Quick-Start with a Epson InkJet Printer on Elementary OS i386/amd64 Linux Pantheon Desktop.

Especially relevant: before to Install the Driver Check on the Download page if your Epson Model is Included in the specifications.

Otherwise Search this WebSite or the Epson Support site with the initials of the Epson model as e.g. “L300″.

To Get the Epson Printer Installed on Elementary OS Linux you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Then to Get the Scanner Working on Elementary OS Linux Follow the Guide on Getting-Started Easily with iSCan Scanning on Elementary OS.

How-to Install the Epson Printer Driver on Elementary OS Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Epson Printers Driver on Elementary OS Linux - Kde4 Open Terminal
  2. Download Epson Printer .deb Generic Driver for Linux:

    Get Epson Printer Generic Driver

    Get the Epson Printer Generic Driver for Linux.

  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
  4. Installing Epson Printers Driver for Elementary OS

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo su -c "gdebi ./epson*printer-escpr*lsb*.deb"

    GDebi Package Installer will provide to Manage the Software Dependecies…

  5. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

  6. How-to Getting-Started with Epson Scanning on Elementary OS:

    Elementary OS Epson Scanner Quick-Start
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