Printer Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Linux Mint Installation – Step-by-step

May 11, 2022 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Mint Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Printer Setup Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Series Printer/Scanner in GNU/Linux Mint 17.x/18.x/19.x/20.x LTS 64-bit Desktop.

And to Install Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Printer on Linux Mint you need to Setup the Proprietary Driver.

Especially relevant: after the Driver Installation to achieve the Printer Setup follow guidance to Add Printer.

Using the Epson Printer Utility Software, you can check Ink Levels, View Error and other Status

Finally, the guide includes also detailed instructions on How to Get Started Epson Scanning.

Printer Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Linux Mint Installation – Step-by-step
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

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

    Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Updating Linux Mint Repo

    Then Update Linux Mint Repositories:
    This step is a precaution in case the sources are not Up to Date.
    So if you prefer try first to Install it directly like shown here below…

    sudo apt update
  3. 3. Downloading Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Driver for Linux Mint

    Download Linux Mint Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Driver

    Epson GNU/Linux Driver .deb

    On Firefox prompt if possible Select directly “Open with GDebi”!

    Open with GDebi Package Installer

    Or with Chrome Click on Bottom’s Button, otherwise Double-Click on it in the File Manager.
    Finally, if you Prefer the Command Line Setup then simply ‘Save’ it and follow the Instructions here Below.


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