How to Install Epson L550 Printer Driver + Software Utility & Quick-Start Scanning on Ubuntu Linux

August 20, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Epson L550 Inkjet Printer Quick Start on Ubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Epson L550 Series All-in-One Printer/Scanner Drivers and Printing Software Utility on Ubuntu 14.04-Trusty-LTS/16.04-Xenial-LTS GNU/Linux.

To Get the Epson L550 Printer Recognized and Running on Ubuntu Linux you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Epson Printer Utility for Linux Ubuntu provides the following functions:

  • Printer Status(Error / Warning)
  • Ink Levels
  • Paper Count Information
  • Nozzle Check
  • Head Cleaning

Then to Get the Epson Scanner Working on Ubuntu Linux Follow the Guide on Getting-Started with Epson Image Scan! Software on Ubuntu.

How to Install GutenPrint on Ubuntu GNU/Linux Distro
  1. Download Epson Printer .deb Drivers for Ubuntu

    Epson ‘L550’ .deb Driver

    Get Epson ‘L550’ Printer Ubuntu Driver.

  2. Open a File Manager Window
    Go to Home > Downloads

    How to Install the Epson L550 Printer/Scanner Drivers and Software on Ubuntu - Open File Manager
  3. Double-Click on All the Printer Driver Packages.

    How to Install the Epson L550 Printer/Scanner Drivers and Software on Ubuntu - Ubuntu Software Center Installing Epson Printers Drivers

    Of from the Shell:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi gdebi-core
    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr*.deb
  4. Finally, Go on System Settings to Add Printer
    And the Printer will be Recognized and Installed

    How to Install the Epson L550 Printer/Scanner Drivers and Software on Ubuntu - Ubuntu System Settings Printers
  5. Download Epson Printer Utility for Ubuntu

    Epson Printer Utility Ubuntu
  6. To Install Epson Printer Utility follow the Same Procedure as for the Drivers

    How to Install the Epson L550 Printer/Scanner Drivers and Software on Ubuntu - Ubuntu Software Center Installing Epson Printer Utility

    Instead, from Command Line:

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

    Here below a Shot of the Epson Printer Utility with the well-marked Features…
    How to Install the Epson L550 Printer on Ubuntu - Epson Printer Utility

  7. How to Get Started with Epson Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Epson Scanner Quick Start

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