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Linux Drivers for Inkjet/Laser Printers and Scanners

Updated on February 5, 2011

Professional Linux Support

Open Source and Proprietary software developments for popular printers and scanners.

  • Currently HP provides Linux printing support for over 1,200 HP printers.
  • Canon periodically releases Linux drivers for certain PIXMA & i-SENSYS products based on global demand.
  • EPSON Linux Drivers is proprietary and is developed and distributed by AVASYS.
  • Brother has prepared a CUPS driver (For BR-Script Models Users) and a CUPS wrapper driver (For Non-BR-Script Models Users) package. The CUPS driver automatically copies the relevant driver files to your Linux distribution, and the CUPS wrapper driver makes LPR drivers work with CUPS.

Manufacturers with Linux support

Linux Brother
Linux Brother
Linux Canon
Linux Canon
Linux EPSON
Linux EPSON
Linux HP
Linux HP

EPSON Linux Drivers

AVASYS does not in principle provide any individual user support for this product.

This product is proprietary and is developed and distributed by AVASYS. SEIKO EPSON Corporation, the manufacturer and distributor of printers and scanners using this product, and local affiliates are not responsible for any inquiries related to this product. Printer and scanner hardware related inquiries including maintenance and consumable orders should be addressed to the respective local affiliate. For users who acquired this product from a Linux distribution package, user support including installation and operating instructions are provided by the individual distributors.

HP Linux Drivers

Open Source and Linux from HP - Choice, integration, and confidence HP is investing resources in open source efforts to improve the support for devices within Linux, including HP printers. Currently HP provides Linux printing support for over 1,200 HP printers. These pages feature information to help guide you regarding the current status of support for HP printers with Linux, as well as a list of sites for additional information. This site will provide ongoing updates as HP continues to expand its commitment to Open Source and Linux.

Canon Linux Drivers

Linux Compatibility for Canon PIXMA & i-SENSYS Products This Linux compatibility site has been designed to help users access Linux drivers for their PIXMA & i-SENSYS products. Canon periodically releases Linux drivers for certain PIXMA & i-SENSYS products based on global demand. These drivers are provided 'As-is', without any guarantee of any kind, implied or otherwise and are wholly unsupported by Canon. The compatibility charts provided in this site are meant as a guide, and indicate that Canon has successfully tested the driver with the indicated Linux distribution. Due to the highly variable nature of Linux installations, this is no guarantee of operation and users are strongly advised to consult the Linux user guide for more information.

Brother Linux Drivers

Brother CUPS driver and CUPS Wrapper driver download Brother has prepared a CUPS driver (For BR-Script Models Users) and a CUPS wrapper driver (For Non-BR-Script Models Users) package. The CUPS driver automatically copies the relevant driver files to your Linux distribution, and the CUPS wrapper driver makes LPR drivers work with CUPS. These drivers are designed to work using the CUPS printing systems. Select the relevant model to download the appropriate file and then follow the installation instructions.

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