Printing to Epson USB printer

Kirk Glasgow krispie13 at
Sun Sep 26 15:23:46 UTC 2004

Using Synaptic install these two files "cupsys-driver-gimpprint and
cupsys-driver-gimpprint-data and printing should work.
I had the very same problem with my C82 but that worked for me.
After installing those files go and reselect the printer driver.

On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 10:46 +0300, Andy Jarvis wrote:
> Another problem which I am sure a more Linux-aware person than I could
> easily solve. I have an Epson Stylus Color 880 printer connected by
> USB. 
> The printing setup finds the printer and correctly identifies it, but
> when I go to select a driver from the Epson list, the closest number in
> the Stylus Color range available is 860. I chose this and all appears
> fine. I get a ready status and no jobs indicator in the printers screen,
> but actually submitting anything for printing just seems to disappear
> into a black hole.
> The application (whichever one I print from) seems to think the print
> has been sent, but nothing ever reaches the printer. I would be glad to
> hear suggestions for where to look or what to change to fix this
> problem.
> Thanks again.
> AndyJ

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