Installing Epson ET-16500 Printer Driver + Software on OpenSUSE / SUSE & Quick-Start Scanning

October 9th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Epson ET-16500 Inkjet Printer Quick-Start on OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Properly Install the Epson ET-16500 Series Inkjet Printer Driver, Printer Utility Software and Quick-Start Scanning on OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktops.

To Get the Epson ET-16500 Printer Recognized and Running on OpenSUSE/SUSE systems you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Epson Printer Utility for Linux OpenSUSE/SUSE provides the following functions:

  • Printer Status´╝łError / Warning)
  • Ink Levels
  • Paper Count Information
  • Nozzle Check
  • Head Cleaning
How-to Install the Epson ET-16500 Printer Driver and Software on OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux - Featured
  1. Download Epson Printer Drivers for OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux:

    Epson ‘ET-16500’ .rpm Driver

    Get Epson ‘ET-16500’ Printer Rpm Driver.

  2. Open a Console/Terminal Shell emulator window

    How-to Install the Epson ET-16500 Printer Driver and Software on OpenSUSE/SUSE - Gnome3 Open Terminal
  3. Change directory to the Download location
    Usually the $HOME/Downloads or the /tmp folders…
    So for instance:

    cd $HOME/Downloads
  4. Installing the Epson Printer Driver

    sudo zypper in ~/Downloads/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr*.rpm

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  5. Download Epson Printer Utility for OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux:

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

    sudo zyper in ~/Downloads/epson-printer-utility*.rpm

    Here below a Shot of the Epson Printer Utility with the well-marked Features…
    How-to Install the Epson ET-16500 Printer on OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux - Epson Printer Utility

  7. How-to Quick-Start with Epson Scanning on OpenSUSE/SUSE Linux:

    Epson Scanner Linux Quick-Start

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