Linux Slackware 14.2 Epson Printer Installation Guide

April 28, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Slackware 14.2 Epson Printer Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Epson Inkjet Printer on Slackware 14.2 GNU/Linux.

And to Install Epson Printer Slackware 14.2 you have to Download and Install the Slackbuild of the ESC/P-R Epson Driver.

Most noteworthy: this guide is Valid for Most Epson Injket Printers. See the Epson ESC/P-R Driver Supported Printer List.

Moreover, for the All-in-one Epson Model you find also instructions on How to Get Started Epson Scanning on Slackware.

Finally, this Easy Guide it’s especially recommended for Slackware Linux Beginners.

How to Install GutenPrint on Ubuntu GNU/Linux Distro
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Kickoff and Search for “term”
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Slackware 14.2 Epson Printer Installation Guide - Open Terminal
  2. 2. Downloading Epson Driver

    Download Epson Driver in Slackware GNU/Linux

    Get Epson ESC/P-R Slackbuild

    You Need to Grab Both Source and Slackbuild!

  3. 3. Extracting epson-inkjet-printer-escpr Slackbuild

    Then Extract Slackbuild into /tmp
    Possibly on File Manager Double-Click on Package

    Linux Slackware 14.2 Epson Printer Installation Guide - Slackbuild Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr.tar.gz
  4. 4. Relocating epson-inkjet-printer-escpr Source

    Next Move Source into Slackbuild.

    mv ~/Downloads/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr-*.tar.gz /tmp/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr/

    The Package could be located otherwise into the /tmp/mozilla* Directory.

  5. 5. Building Slackware Epson Driver

    So to Build Epson ESC/P-R Driver
    First, Access the Target Directory:

    cd /tmp/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr

    Possibly Give Execution Permission:

    chmod +x epson-inkjet-printer-escpr.SlackBuild

    Run the Build Script:

    sudo ./epson-inkjet-printer-escpr.SlackBuild

    Please be aware that this process will take Several Hours to be achieved!

  6. 6. Installing epson-inkjet-printer-escpr Package

    Finally, to Install Slackware Package.

    sudo su
    upgradepkg --install-new ../epson-inkjet-printer-escpr*.tgz

    If any Dependencie Search with Keyword for the Relative package on…

  7. So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install Epson Printer on Slackware 14.2!

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