Samsung Printer Driver Ubuntu 18.04 Installation Guide


  1. SetUp the Apt Repository

    sudo bash -c 'echo "deb debian extra" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
  2. Download the Package Keyring for Repository

    Repository Keyring
  3. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  4. Install the Keyring

    sudo dpkg -i suldr-keyring_2_all.deb
  5. Refresh the Apt Sources

    sudo apt update
  6. List All Available Printer/Scanner Drivers

    apt search suld-driver
  7. Find the Proper suld-driver to Install

    Check Samsung Printers
  8. Install the Samsung Ubuntu Driver

    sudo apt install suld-driver-[RIGHTVERSION]

    Substitute [RIGHTVERSION] with the Version found on the Above step.

  9. Install Samsung GUI Printer Manager

    sudo apt install suld-configurator-2-qt4



  1. Makinson says:

    How do i know which is the right driver for my Samsung M2070? I just have a bunch of numbers.

    1. hayley says:

      As is described in the Supported Printer Models:
      “Unless a Maximum version is listed below or you know of a specific reason to choose a lower version, the latest version of the driver (currently 1.00.39 (driver2)) is recommended for all models.”
      So, Grab and install the Latest one…

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