Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How to Download & Install

July 6th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Epson XP-850 Driver Linux Mint 18 Installation

Hello Linux Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 Installation guide include also instructions on How to Getting-Started Scanning on Linux Mint.

Especially relevant: using the Epson Printer Utility Software, you can check Ink Levels, View Error and other Status… on EPSON XP-850 Series Printer.

Finally to Get the Epson XP-850 Series Printer Installed on Linux Mint you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How-to Download and Install - Featured
  1. 1. Launching the Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How-to Download and Install - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Updating Linux Mint Repo

    Then Update Linux Mint Repositories:
    This step is a precaution in case the sources are not Up to Date.
    So if you prefer try first to Install it directly like shown here below…

    sudo apt update
  3. 3. Downloading Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint

    Download Linux Mint Epson XP-850 Driver

    Epson XP-850 Driver .deb

    On Firefox prompt if possible on Prompt Select directly “Open with GDebi”!
    (But on KDE instead look for QApt)

    Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How-to Download and Install - Open with GDebi Package Installer

    Or with Chrome Click on Bottom’s Button, otherwise Double-Click on it in the File Manager…

  4. 4. Installing Epson XP-850 Driver on Linux Mint

    Next follow with Linux Mint Epson XP-850 Driver Installation
    So Click on “Install”:

    Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How-to Download and Install - Start Installation

    Then Authenticate with your Admin Password to Start the Installation process:

    Driver Epson XP-850 Linux Mint 18 How-to Download and Install - Authentication

    In Few Time the Driver should be Successfully Installed!

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Authentication

    But if you prefer to Install it from Terminal execute:

    sudo apt install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ~/Download/epson*.deb install

    And if downloaded with Firefox it may be inside to the /tmp/[youruser]* Folder…

  5. 5. Adding Printer

    Then Launch Printer Configure App
    In Cinnamon/Mate Simply Start Typing ‘printer’

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Device Manager

    Next Choose Add
    And Follow with the Wizard’s Setup…

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Device Manager

  6. 6. Downloading Epson Printer Utility for Linux Mint

    Download Linux Mint Epson XP-850 Printer Utility

    Epson XP-850 Utility .deb

    Get the Epson Printer XP-850 Utility for Linux Mint.
    And proceed the Same as for the Driver.

  7. 7. Installing Epson XP-850 Utility on Linux Mint

    And to Install Linux Mint Epson XP-850 Utility Tool
    Again Click on “Install”:

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Start Installation

    Then Authenticate with your Admin Password to Start the Installation process:

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Authentication

    In Few Time the Software should be Successfully Installed!

    How to Download and Install Epson XP-850 Driver for Linux Mint 18 - Authentication

    Elsewhere if you prefer on Command Line execute:

    sudo apt install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ~/Download/epson*.deb install

    And if downloaded with Firefox it may be inside to the /tmp/[youruser]* Folder…

  8. 8. Epson Scanning Quick-Start Guide

    How-to Quick-Start with Epson Scanning on Linux Mint:

    Linux Mint Epson XP-850 Scanner Quick-Start Guide
  9. Linux Mint Best Software:
    Best Software to Install on Linux Mint.

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