Re: Printing Problems
My problem also with an Epson SC 600. John_Hammack@ridgenet.net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale Morris" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2001 8:46 PM
Subject: Printing Problems
> I've been installing debian most all day, so I'm probably missing
> really obvious here, but I'm having a real problem with the printer setup.
> How do I get printing setup correctly in debian? I have installed lprng
> magic filter but I can't get it to print. I have also tried printtool, but
> that doesn't work either. And of course apsfilter.
> My printer is an Epson Stylus Color 600. I've set it up to print at 720dpi
> on plain paper. Does anyone have a working printcap file for this printer
> that they will send to me?
> I want to be able to print using the command lp so I can print messages
> mutt or slrn, Here's what I get when I try to print a simple text file:
> dlm@lymond:~/writing$ lp quills
> request id is dlm@lymond+525
> ..at this point nothing happens.. so I issue lpq command
> dlm@lymond:~/writing$ lpq
> Printer: lp@lymond 'Epson Stylus Color'
> Queue: no printable jobs in queue
> Status: removing job 'dlm@lymond+525' - ABORT at 20:13:55.027
> Filter_status: lp is ready and printing
> Printing used to be quite easy to setup using printtool, but it doesn't
> for me now..
> any help on this one is greatly appreciated.
> I've attached a copy of my existing printcap file..
> "You are entitled to your actions...not the results"
> --Bhagavad Gita