How to Get & Install Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Linux Mint Driver & Software

June 21, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Mint Quick Start

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Series Printer Driver and Printer Utility Software on Linux Mint 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktop.

To Get the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Printer Recognized and Running on Linux Mint you need to Download and Install the Proprietary Driver.

Epson Printer Utility Features:

  • Printer Status´╝łError / Warning)
  • Ink Levels
  • Paper Count Information
  • Nozzle Check
  • Head Cleaning
How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Linux Mint Driver and Software - Featured
  1. Download Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Mint Driver

    Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 .deb Driver
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on the Printer Driver Package
    Or Select open with GDebi / QApt before Downloading.

    How to Install the Epson Printer Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Driver on Linux Mint - Linux Mint Epson Printer Driver

    After Click on Install in the Package Installer.

    Quick-start with Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Printer on Linux Mint - Linux Mint GDebi Installing Epson Printer Drivers

    Of from the Shell:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core
    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/epson*.deb
  3. Find the New Installed Printer

    How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 All-in-One Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Linux Mint Desktop Printers
    How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 All-in-One Printer Drivers on Linux Mint - Linux Mint Installed Printer

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

    How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Printer Driver and Software on Mint - Mint System Settings Printers
  5. Download Printer Utility for Linux Mint

    Epson Printer Utility Mint
  6. To Install Epson Printer Utility follow the Same Procedure as for the Drivers
    Instead from Command Line:

    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/epson-printer-utility*.deb

    Here below a Shot of the Printer Utility with the well-marked Features…
    How to Install the Epson Stylus Photo R280 / R285 / R290 Printer on Mint - Epson Printer Utility


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