Re: epson stylus c80 under debian
On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 09:33:18PM -0800, nate wrote:
> anyone have experience with this printer? its the first
> printer i bought in 10 years and i bought it because
> it was rated the best inkjet on linuxprinting.org
> but ive had little success using it under debian sofar.
> closest i can get is installing cups from source and using
> a generic color driver which doesnt provide color support
> and gives real low(360x360) resolution(printer is capable
> of 2800xsomething dpi).
> im now trying it on freebsd 4.4 ..if i can get it to
> detect the parallel port on the system.
> been workin on it for about 3 hours now..running out
> of ideas.
Well, install the gimpprint driver for CUPS. In Debian
just go to dselect, select cupsys-driver-gimpprint and you
should get cups and all in there. Make sure to install
docs [cupsys-driver-gimpprint] and read them. They might
If you are new to Debian, [sounds like it :-], it might
take you a while to set up the printer correctly. It
_will_ help if you install and read the docs.
Hope this helps,
PS. In dsleect, in select window, just hit / to search for
packages. Just like in vi.