How to Install GutenPrint on Debian Stretch 9 GNU/Linux

April 9, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GutenPrint Debian Stretch 9 Installation Guide

Hello Debian User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the GutenPrint Printer Drivers for CUPS, Ghostscript, Footmatic and Gimp Print Plugin in Debian Stretch 9 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Gutenprint for Debian Stretch 9 is a suite of Printer Drivers for UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X systems that use CUPS as their printing system.
Gutenprint currently Supports over 2600 printers.

It also includes an enhanced Print Plug-in for GIMP that replaces the print plug-in packaged with the GIMP distribution.
Gutenprint was renamed from its original name of Gimp-Print in order to clearly distinguish it from GIMP.

Furthermore, the name Gutenprint recognizes Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the movable type printing press. Finally, the word “guten” means “good” in German.

Install GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Debian - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install GutenPrint Printers Drivers for CUPS/Ghostscript and Gimp Plugin on Debian -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo apt install gcc libtool libssl-dev libc-dev \
    libjpeg62-turbo-dev libpng-dev libtiff5-dev

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