Printer not printing

David McGlone d.mcglone at
Sat Oct 20 12:17:34 UTC 2007

On Saturday 20 October 2007 5:43:59 am Nils Kassube wrote:
> Neil Winchurst wrote:
> > The printer is showing up as "idle, accepting jobs". It is the correct
> > printer. However when we try to print something, nothing happens, and
> > when I check there are no jobs in the list. Can anyone point me where
> > to look please?
> >
> > Kubuntu Feisty.
> > Epson Stylus D88
> > USB connection
> Try to disconnect the printer from the USB port and then connect it again.
> That works for me, but I have a parallel port printer with USB->parallel
> adapter.

I always have a similar problem when I do fresh installs. My Epson CX3200 
always shows up and Kubuntu, SuSe, Mandriva and Fedora claim it has installed 
the printer, but it never works until I actually go through the printer setup 
and associate the printer with the correct driver.

Exodus 20

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