Video Overview

This video details how to get a printer working in Linux. It also goes through how to find out whether your printer will be supported by linux

Target Audience

  • Users who wish to produce printed output.
  • Users who want to find out if a certain printer is supported by linux.


  • Must have a printer and necessary cables to connect printer to computer.

Required Knowledge

  • Must know make and model of printer.

Recommended Knowledge

  • None


  • Identify whether printer is supported by Linux. - using

  • * Show a supported printer
  • * Show what it looks like if your printer is not supported
  • Install a printer driver and configure the printer.
  • Print from common desktop applications - OpenOffice, Firefox, Evolution

ScreencastTeam/Requests/ConfiguringAPrinter (last edited 2008-08-06 16:38:00 by localhost)