How to Install Epson Inkjet Printer Driver on Debian Linux Easy Guide

February 3, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Epson Inkjet Printer Driver on Debian

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Epson InkJet Printer on Debian 5-Lenny/6-Squeeze/7-Wheezy/8-Jessie/9-Stretch/10-Buster i386/amd64 Linux 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”.

So to Get the Epson Printer Installed on Debian Linux you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Finally, to Get the Scanner Working on Debian Linux Follow the Guide on Getting-Started Easily with imageScan Scanning on Debian.

How-to Install the Epson Printer Driver on Debian Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

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

    Epson Printer Generic Driver

    Get the Epson Printer Generic Driver for Linux.

  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
  4. Installing Epson Printers Driver for Debian

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

    GDebi Package Installer will provide to Manage the Software Dependencies…

  5. Again Install/Update CUPS Package

    sudo apt-get install cups

    And if Freshly installed it need also to Started with:

    sudo service cups start
  6. Finally Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed.

  7. How-to Getting-Started with Epson Scanning on Debian:

    Debian Epson Scanner Quick-Start

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