Step-by-step – GutenPrint Elementary OS Installation

April 19, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Elementary OS Installing GutenPrint Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install GutenPrint Printer Drivers in Elementary OS LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Gutenprint for Elementary OS 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.

Furthermore, 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.

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

Especially relevant: after the GutenPrint Installation to achieve the Printer Setup follow the instructions to Add Printer.

Step-by-step – GutenPrint Elementary OS Installation
  1. 1. Launching Console

    Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
    Cmd/Win + Space Bar to Show Apps
    And Update Elementary Apt Repository:
    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.

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