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Re: escputil won't clean printer heads

On 2010-03-15 11:57, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> On my Lenny system, I installed the following packages: cupsys cupsys-bsd
>> cupsys-client libcupsimage2 cups-driver-gutenprint cupsys-driver-gutenprint
>> gs-esp escputil.  Everything seems to go fine with printing, and also ink
>> level is correctly detected with: `escputil -i -r /dev/usb/lp0'.  Only, when
>> I do:
>>  $ escputil -c
>> to clean printer's heads, nothing happens.
>> Please help with this issue.  My old printer is an Epson C20UX.
>> Thanks for any help
>> Rodolfo
>> P.S.: the printer's heads are properly cleaned with MS Windows utility.

Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> writes:

> ISTM that if you need specify /dev/usb/lp0 to specify which printer to
> determine ink level from, shouldn't you do the same for cleaning heads?

It doesn't work either with:

 $ escputil -c -r /dev/usb/lp0

> Like the recent HP 1120 thread, maybe the driver for that old printer doesn't
> have that functionality?

No, because it used to work with Debian Etch.

Any help highly appreciated.


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