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
>> P.S.: the printer's heads are properly cleaned with MS Windows utility.
Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.