How to add network printer on Debian 8.3

May 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

This tutorial is going to show you how to install or add printer to Debian 8.3. New Linux desktop now has become easier than ever. To add a network printer on Debian, first open Printer Settings. Click Unlock and enter root password.

Next click Add button and a new windows will appear. On this window, click Network Printer and your network printer should be listed here.

 add printer debian 1Click the printer you want to add

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Click Forward to continue. Debian 8.3 will automatically search for printer driver available. It will connect to the internet and search for printer driver database.

Now describe your printer

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If your printer driver is recognize, you can use the printer straight away. For example, I connect to my HP Officejet 7000 series and it was automatically configured on my Debian 8.3.

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