How to Install CUPS Printer Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS

November 2, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Ubuntu 18.04 Install CUPS Printer Drivers – QuickStart Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install CUPS Printer Drivers in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS GNU/Linux.

And the CUPS Printer in Ubuntu 18.04 consists of a PPD File that describes the Features and Capabilities of the Device, zero or more Filter Programs that prepare Print Data for the device, and zero or more Support Files for Color Management, Online Help, and so forth.

Moreover, PostScript Printers are Supported Natively in Linux and Unix environments, so you only need the PPD File for your Printer, No driver executables, to get access to all Printing Functionality.

Especially relevant: the PPDs Only support the Printing Functionality of the printers. To use extra functionality, like Scanning, Faxing, … you will perhaps need Additional Software.

Finally, this guide includes detailed instructions about How to Get Started Scanning on Ubuntu.

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