Installing Epson EPL-5800 Printer Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Properly Installing the Epson EPL-5800/EPL-5800PS Printer Laser Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.
All the Epson Laser Printers understand PCL 5e, PCL 6, and/or PostScript and so they should work with standard drivers, but this PPD Driver provided by Epson uses the printer’s own language Esc/Page and gives some additional options to the supported printers.
If the Printer is Not Recognized then Install Manually:Ubuntu How-to Install a Printer
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download Epson Laser Printer PPD for Your Model:PPD .bin from openprinting.org
Relocate Epson PPD .bin Driver
sudo su -c "mv $HOME/Downloads/Epson*eplaser.bin /usr/share/cups/model"
Load New Printer Configuration
sudo su -c "/etc/init.d/cups restart"
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