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Re: Making the Epson Stylus Color 880 work with GNU/Debian

Elizabeth Barham wrote:
> "waterboy waterbody" <waterboyelectronico@hotmail.com> writes:
> > Hello,
> > >
> > >     i began to install GNU/debian linux and now i,m configuring my
> > >computer. I have some problems with escputil package for install my printer
> > >epson stylus color 880. The synopsis i write isn´t admitted by my computer.
> > >i don´t understand it. If you could say me the way of i have to use the
> > >escputil package with an example or with my printer, i would be so much
> > >grateful to you.
> > >
> The fine people at LinuxPrinting.org claim that "gimp-print" works
> best to their liking:
> <http://www.linuxprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=317801>
> I have an epson inkjet printer that I have not used in eight or nine
> months, but I used ghostscript to convert the documents to an
> epson-compatible format and then used 'lp' to send them to the
> printer. I forget the name of the ghostscript driver, though.

CUPS has epson stylus colour inkjet drivers included:

Try /usr/share/cups/model/stcolor2.ppd
If you find it prints lots of blank pages, then
try /usr/share/cups/model/stcolor.ppd

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