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Epson D78

Postby RobbieGrey on Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:06 pm

My printer is printing very badly with linux mint cassandra . so I went to the Epson site and was advised to download and install the following.

pips-sc79-Redhat9-3.0-CLGE.install

I have been trying for the last 3 hours , without success !!
As my son is waiting to print some course work I am being pushed to reload windows xp and I dont want to do that . Can some one advise ??

Thank-you.
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Postby Husse on Sat Jun 23, 2007 3:08 pm

I understand that you have difficulties.....
I'll give you a link:
http://openprinting.org/show_printer.cg ... Stylus_D78
This driver from openprinting.org may has instructions for use in Ubuntu on the homepage so it looks promising
I think you won't have problems with it, but it is not a .deb package...
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Postby nick on Sat Jun 23, 2007 3:16 pm

Hi
Have you tried, as a temporary measure,
http://www.turboprint.de/english.html

There is reference to it on the Puppy Forum, wih installtion intsructions.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=15815
""all you've got to do is download http://www.turboprint.info/turboprint-1.95-2.tgz

then change directory to wherever you've extracted it to, and do:


Code:

tar -xzf turboprint-1.95-2.tgz
cd turboprint-1.95-2
./setup


this will install all the relevant files, then you run the turbo setup program, xtpsetup, and add your printer.""

May help? -Nick
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