[CentOS] What to use on CentOS 6.2 w/ an Epson Stylus Photo 2200

Tue Jun 5 17:59:57 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

b.j. mcclure wrote:
>> Epson doesn't seem to have one; I see an rpm at openprinting.org, but
>> that .rpm d/l I started around 11:30 my time, and the d/l slowed, and
>> and it's been at 21% and "1 hr 17 min to go" for it seems like close to
>> half an hour. I d/l a tar.bz2, but I'm not sure I want to build and
>> install it - my use of this printer is temporary, and I want to be able
>> to uninstall it all.
>> I also can't seem to find what some of the Epson drivers in the std.
>> CentOS CUPS packages handle. Anyone have any pointers?
> <snip>
> Mark, this system was installed as 6.0 and upgraded to 6.2.
> In /etc/cups/ppd I see two files re Epson 2200 Stylus Photo:
> 	 EPSON_Stylus_Photo_2200_USB_1.ppd and Stylus_Photo_2200.ppd.
> These were installed from install DVD. No known issues here.  HTH.

I found gutenprint, gutenprint-cups and gutenprint-foomatic, and installed
them. I found the printer. Restarted cups, and told it to print a test

kernel: usblp0: on fire


      mark, not having a fun week