Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download & Install

September 22, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS GNU/Linux 32/64-bit Desktop.

And the Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 Installation guide includes also instructions on How to Getting-Started Scanning on Ubuntu.

Especially relevant: using the Epson Printer Utility Software, you can Check Ink Levels, View Error and other Status… on EPSON ET-8700 Series Printers.

Finally, to Get the Epson ET-8700 Series Printers Installed on Ubuntu Linux you need to Download and Install the Epson Proprietary Driver.

Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Featured
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Updating Ubuntu Repos

    Then Update Ubuntu Bionic 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 ET-8700 Driver for Ubuntu

    Download Ubuntu Epson ET-8700 Driver

    Epson ET-8700 Driver .deb

    On Firefox prompt if possible Select directly “Open with Ubuntu Software Center”!

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Open with Ubuntu Software Center

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

  4. 4. Installing Epson ET-8700 Driver on Ubuntu

    Next follow with Ubuntu Epson ET-8700 Driver Installation
    Click on “Install”:

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Start Installation

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

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Authentication

    In a Short Time the Software should be Successfully Installed!
    Or again on Command Line with:

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

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

  5. 5. Accessing Ubuntu Settings

    Then Open Ubuntu Settings:

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Open Settings

    Simply Hit ‘Cmd’/’Win’ and Search for ‘Settings’.

  6. 6. Installing Epson ET-8700 Printer

    And Add Epson ET-8700 on Ubuntu

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Ubuntu Settings Devices

    Click the ‘Add Printer’ Button:

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install - Add Printer

    Then Browse to “Install PPD File” Driver.

    How to Find Printer PPD File Location on Ubuntu

    GNU/Linux Ubuntu PPD File Location

    Or otherwise Search in the “Printers Driver Database”.

  7. 7. Downloading Epson Printer Utility for Ubuntu

    Download Ubuntu Epson ET-8700 Printer Utility

    Epson ET-8700 Utility .deb

    Get the Epson Printer ET-8700 Utility for Ubuntu.
    And proceed the Same as for the Driver.

  8. 8. Installing Epson ET-8700 Utility on Ubuntu

    And to Install Ubuntu Epson ET-8700 Utility Tool
    Again Click on “Install”:

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Start Installation

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

    Driver Epson ET-8700 Ubuntu 18.04 How to Download and Install -  Authentication

    In a Short Time the Software should be Successfully Installed!
    Or again on Command Line with:

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

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

  9. 9. Epson Scanning Quick Start Guide

    How to Quick Start with Epson Scanning on Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Epson WF-3730 Scanner Quick Start Guide
  10. Ubuntu Best Software Installation Guides:
    Best Software to Install on Ubuntu..


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