Printer Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Ubuntu 20.04 Installation – Step-by-step

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

GNU/Linux Ubuntu 20.04 Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Printer Setup Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Series Printer/Scanner in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Install Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Printer on Ubuntu Focal 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 Ubuntu 20.04 Installation – Step-by-step
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Open Terminal Shell Emulator

    And then Update Ubuntu Focal 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
  2. 2. Downloading Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Driver for Ubuntu

    Download Ubuntu Epson GNU/Linux Driver

    Epson XP-440/XP-442/XP-445 Driver .deb

    On Firefox prompt if possible Select directly “Open with Ubuntu Software Center”!

    Open with Ubuntu Software Center

    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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