How to add network printer on Debian 8.3

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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