OpenSUSE How to Install Epson XP-420 Printer Driver + Software Utility & Quick-Start Scanning

February 5, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Epson XP-420 Inkjet Printer Quick Start on openSUSE

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Epson XP-420 Series Inkjet Printer Driver, Printer Utility Software and Quick Start Scanning on openSUSE/SUSE GNU/Linux Desktops.

To Get the Epson XP-420 Printer Recognized and Running on openSUSE Linux you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Epson Printer Utility for Linux openSUSE provides the following functions:

  • Printer Status(Error / Warning)
  • Ink Levels
  • Paper Count Information
  • Nozzle Check
  • Head Cleaning
How to Install the Epson XP-420 Printer Driver and Software on openSUSE Linux - Featured
  1. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install the Epson XP-420 Printer Driver and Software on openSUSE Linux - Kde openSUSE Open Terminal
  2. Download Epson Printer Drivers for openSUSE Linux

    Epson Linux .rpm Driver

    Get Epson Printer Rpm Linux Driver.

  3. Change 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 install ./epson-inkjet-printer-escpr*.rpm

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  5. Download Epson Printer Utility for openSUSE

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

    sudo zypper install ./epson-printer-utility*.rpm

    Here below a Shot of the Epson Printer Utility with the well-market Features…
    How to Install the Epson XP-420 Printer on Linux - Epson Printer Utility

  7. How to Quick Start with Epson Scanning on openSUSE

    Epson Scanner Linux Quick Start

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