How to Install Epson PPD Driver on Arch Gnu/Linux Easy Guide

September 22, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Epson Arch Linux PPD Driver Setup – Step-by-step Guide

Tired of struggling to find the right driver for your Epson Laser Printer? This tutorial is here to help! We’ll guide you through the process of installing the .ppd driver for your Epson Laser Printer in Arch GNU/Linux Desktop.

And the CUPS System uses PPD drivers for all of its PostScript Printers.

Moreover, the PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files Contains and the whole set of Features, Capabilities and Code Commands available for their PostScript Printers.

Finally, for the Laser Printer All-in-one model you find included instructions on How to Quick Start Scanning with Epson Printer on GNU/Linux.

How to Install Epson PPD Driver on Arch Linux - Featured
  1. 1. Downloading

    Download Epson Laser Printers .ppd Driver in Linux

    Epson Laser Printer PPD

    Select Linux OS & Search for ‘[EPSON-MODEL]’ (Eg: EPL-N2500)
    Get the Epson .PPD Driver.
    Then Copy the File into the CUPS model Directory with:

    sudo cp ~/Downloads/[MYPPDMOD].ppd /usr/share/cups/model/

    Replace [MYPPDMOD] with the PPD file’s Name in the above Command.
    But if you are in Trouble to Find it out then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.
    To Check for the File’s Name then List the Folder contents as:

    ls ~/Downloads | grep ppd

    The grep Command refine the output List showing only the Entries matching the Keyword.

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