New printer

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Wed May 24 16:39:06 BST 2006


Mitch Thompson wrote:
> Nigel Ridley wrote:
> 
>>Mitch Thompson wrote:
>>
>>>Nigel Ridley wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I am going to buy a new printer (Epson Stylus CX3700) and would like
>>>>to know beforehand how easy it is to install it on Breezy or would it
>>>>be better to upgrade to Dapper first?
>>>>
>>>>Blessings,
>>>>
>>>>Nigel
>>>>
>>>
>>>http://www.linuxprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=Epson-Stylus_CX3700
>>>
>>>
>>
>>Thanks. Yes I knew about linuxprinting.org. The main question was about
>>Dapper support - does Dapper use the new 'gutenprint' package?
>>I should have asked that in my original post - sorry :-(
>>
>>Blessings,
>>
>>Nigel
>>
> 
> 
> Not a problem.  Well, not sure if this directly answers your question, but:
> 
> mitch at colossus:/home$ apropos gutenprint
> cups-genppd.5.0 (8)  - generate Gutenprint PPD files for use with CUPS
> cups-genppdconfig.5.0 (8) - a user-friendly interface to generate
> Gutenprint PPD files for use with CUPS
> cups-genppdupdate.5.0 (8) - update CUPS+Gutenprint PPD files
> ijsgutenprint (1)    - Ghostscript driver for Gutenprint
> ijsgutenprint.5.0 (1) - Ghostscript driver for Gutenprint
> 
> This is from my system, Dapper for AMD64.  So it appears that there is
> at least the ability to use Gutenprint in Dapper.

Thanks. It's not on my breezy system so I might have to upgrade to 
Dapper to get the new printer to work.
How did you do the upgrade on your 64 bit system - did you change your 
sources.list from brezzy to dapper or did you download the install cd 
and do a fresh install?

Blessings,

Nigel

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