SCX-4300 Driver. Ubuntu Installation Tutorial. Valid for other Samsung printers.

Instalar SCX-4300 driver de Samsung.


This tutorial is valid for all printers of this list.


To install the driver of scx-4300 will have to perform the following steps:
Unloaded the driver Following the link or from the page
Unzip el driver

$ of UnifiedLinuxDriver-xzvf 4.01.17.tar.gz.tar.gz

We went inside the unzipped folder.

$ cd cdroot/

Run the autorun

$ ./autorun

We ask for the administrator password, and we give. Then we launch the wizard.

scx-4300 -driver-impresora-samsung-ubuntu-1


Press Next.


Accept the license and click on next.


Selected users with permission to print and press my case all Next.


We wondered if we disable parallel cable connection in this case it gives me like my USB printer cable. Setting the box and pulse Next.


Start installing the driver waited until we open a new window to choose printer.


You select the printer that interests you install either networked or local like me and pulsais Next.


He asks you seleccionéis driver you are going to use for the printer I leave the default marking me if you do not work you can try another. Subsequently pulse Next.



You ask the name of the printer in my case Samsung SCX-4300 and its location. Click Next.



If you want at this time is advisable to print a test page by pressing Test printer.




We get the following dialog box and click Start.



If everything is correct you print a test page of We press on Ubuntu Close.



Click on Finish. and we again click on Finish.
He warns that we must log out and re-enter for the changes to take effect.
Once installed we test whether this scanner also works to open the program Simple Scan.
If this does not work try to open the program Samsung unified driver configurator and scan from there and then I worked on Simple Scan.

What do you think of the tutorial? Have you had any problem?

About Ignacio Alba Obaya

Microcomputer and Technical Training for Employment. Lover of new technologies. Manager GNU / Linux and Windows.


  1. I run the printer but the scanner does not give me the option to scan from the driver configurator
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