Re: epson printer prints WHITE PAGE !!!
On 06/04/2012 11:28 PM, terryc wrote:
Epson says it doesn't support Linux, but nevertheless, it has drivers
of its printers--quite a few, actually. Try going to their website and
see if your
printer is on the list. You might have to compile the driver, if they
it in deb format, but that's not a big deal. I have an Epson WP-4530,
was a driver for it. (It's an all-in-one, and had no driver for the
On 05/06/12 04:52, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
Am Sonntag, 3. Juni 2012 schrieb J. Bakshi:
I have a epson C20SX parallel printer. I have bought a parallel to usb
cable so that I can use it with my laptop. After connecting the cable
I have seen the new H/W has been detected.
Bus 001 Device 069: ID 067b:2305 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2305
And the node has created as /dev/usb/lp1
crw-rw---T 1 root lp 180, 1 Jun 2 22:45 /dev/usb/lp1
Now I have checked by both cups and system-config-printer; which
detected an unknown printer. But not the printer model. Hence I have
selected the printer model and from its database the driver i.e.
"epson stylus C20Sx" . Unfortunately both the application prints blank
test pages. Is there anyone having the same issue. Can you suggest any
fix please ?
Tried a cat some-very-small-text-file > /dev/usb/lp1
My 2c is that you have to check three areas;
comms between the laptop and the printer,
the print spooling, and
the printer driver/conversion
but XSane works.)
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