How to Add Printer on Fedora 36 GNU/Linux

May 13, 2022 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Fedora 36 Adding Printer Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Add Printer in Fedora 36 GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Successfully Add Printer in Fedora 36 you have First, to Download and Install the Printer Driver.

Especially relevant, this Guide covers the most popular Printer Brands such as: HP, Epson, Canon, Brother, Samsung, Kyocera, Konica Minolta, Lexmark, and Fuji Xerox.

Finally, this guide includes detailed instructions on How to Get Started Scanning on Fedora 36.

How to Add Printer on Fedora 36 GNU/Linux
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

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

  1. 2. Connecting Printer

    So First, Connect and Power On the Printer!

  2. 3. Installing Driver

    Download and Install Fedora Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Setup Guide
  1. 4. Adding Printer

    So now Go to Add Printer
    Here is presented the Workstation Setup, but on the other Desktop find a similar Solution…
    First, launch the Settings App:


    Then Search for ‘printers’:

    Settings Add Printer

    Now Unlock the Devices with the Admin Pass:

    Unlocking Devices
    Then “Add Printer” Button:
    Add Printer
    So then Select the Printer that should be Found and Confirm to Add it.
    But if Not Found then Verify the Printer is Connected and Turned On.
    Add Printer Found
    Next again Find and Choose the “Printer Details“:
    Printer details
    Now “Install PPD File” and then Browse for the Driver:
    Browsing for Driver or PPD

    How to Find Printer PPD File Location on Linux

    GNU/Linux PPD File Location
    Or Browse for the “Printer Drivers Database”.
    Finally, the Printer should be Successfully Installed and Working on System!
  1. 5. Scanning Quick Start

    Get Started Scanning on Fedora

    Scanner Quick Start Guide for Fedora

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