In linux.debian.user you wrote: > The black ink on my epson 870 does not print. The colors print. > I have run the nozzle check, etc., several times and it still doesn't print. > I have a new black cartridge and it still doesn't print in black. non-Epson cartridges? The head is plugged. Run "escputil -c" three times and then "escputil -n" to check the nozzles again.