[CentOS] Centos/Fedora core won't talk to an Epson Workforce
Charles.E.Campbell at nasa.gov
Thu Oct 23 14:15:50 UTC 2008
Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 9:38 AM, Charles Campbell
> <Charles.E.Campbell at nasa.gov> wrote:
>> Charles Campbell wrote:
>>> Has anyone had any luck getting CUPS to talk to an Epson Workforce 600
>>> printer? I got pipslite and eklite.ppd extracted (and modified it to use
>>> Letter instead of A4) but I can't seem to get CUPS to talk succesfully with
>>> the printer. The printer configuration under Gnome widget does show that
>>> CUPS detected something (pipslite:...) but when I try to use it I get a
>>> wrapper error. The wrapper itself is in binary so there's not much I can
>>> make of it. This was done with the Workforce600 in wireless mode.
>>> I've had no luck with various combinations so far with direct ethernet,
>>> wireless ethernet, http:, ipp:, lpd, socket: attempts.
> Well... according to the OpenPrinting database, it's not looking good:
Thank you for looking.
Whew! Finally found a method that worked -- had to buy a $40 USB cable,
but with it I got the printer working under both WinXP and Linux.
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