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by pdc_2
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson WF-2750 printer fax copier scanner
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Epson WF-2750 printer fax copier scanner

There is no Linux-based Epson fax driver for WF-series MFCs .......... ummmm ...... except for this one from Epson for your device epson-pc-fax_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb which comes from here http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/du/02/DriverDownloadInfo.do?LG2=EN&CN2=&DSCMI=69278&DSCCHK=ec5d...
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson ET-4550
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: Epson ET-4550

good that this is working well now. this printer is airprint-compatible; and that airprint-compatibility will be in the 18.04 Ubuntu that will form the next Mint release ......... in July .......... https://support.apple.com/en-nz/HT201311 so a device such as this should be recognised; and be given ...
by pdc_2
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: problem mint 18.3 and install epson xp215 printer
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: problem mint 18.3 and install epson xp215 printer

greetings Roberto; I think what you are saying is that this driver should be available; as part of the official Mint repositories; well, I don't think that is going to happen; besides, when the next version of Mint comes out in July, it will have airprint support; so your device will configure itsel...
by pdc_2
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother HL-L2300D Printer Install
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Brother HL-L2300D Printer Install

if you can open a terminal please; and copy or type this first command cd Downloads ..... hit the ENTER key .......... then ls ....... again if you hit the ENTER key please ........ so that command asks the computer to LIST what is in that directory; so it is using the two letters L and S (in lower ...
by pdc_2
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Would a new sound card solve my sound problems?
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Would a new sound card solve my sound problems?

If you don't need to buy more RAM; ...... if I could just comment on sound cards; my impression; was that many needed drivers; as an alternative, we bought a DAC from JD Labs; usb in and two RCA outs to the stereo; it just works and we get great sound out of the stereo; one of our best buys; really ...
by pdc_2
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Can't connect 3 computers, 2 printers, 1 wifi
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Can't connect 3 computers, 2 printers, 1 wifi

So Cecil; If one were starting from the beginning; I would suggest installing a printer driver for the Epson on one computer; and getting that working; let's call that the primary computer for the XP-410; for the XP-410, Epson recommend; if one just uses the generic driver; issued 27th Dec 2017; the...
by pdc_2
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP Deskjet 2050 - all-in-one J510 series
Replies: 5
Views: 77

Re: HP Deskjet 2050 - all-in-one J510 series

so as HP make these printers; they have a webpage on hplip which is hp linux printing and there is a page saying what is compatible; and which version of hplip is needed https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/supported_devices/index from that; HP say the 2050 only needs 3.10 or grea...
by pdc_2
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Can't connect 3 computers, 2 printers, 1 wifi
Replies: 6
Views: 114

allow shared

so whilst I sit down and check all this out;

first thing I would suggest is go to the PRINTERS folder; (usually inside ADMINISTRATION) .......

click on the SERVER item; top left;

2 down to SETTINGS: allow shared ........ as in the enclosed thumbnail; does that help anything; at all ?
by pdc_2
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson Stylus SX218
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Epson Stylus SX218; you need Turboprint

you need Turboprint; http://www.zedonet.com/en_p_turboprint_driver.phtml?printer=Epson_StylusSX218 .. they have been providing high-quality drivers for 25 or more years. For your SX, they offer up to 5760dpi they need to put food on the table; so for the full version they ask for a contribution; you...
by pdc_2
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a - Could Scan, Can't Now (SOLVED)
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a - (SOLVED)

glad it is all working; very useful to have overtheshoulder friends! the reinstall is a very useful option in apt ........... newer versions of ubuntu moved to apt; rather than apt-get so one could also use the command "sudo apt install --reinstall hplip" .. it seems to be used either way ...
by pdc_2
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GIMP resynthesizer not working [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: GIMP resynthesizer not working [SOLVED]

well done;

for the help of others in the future, how were you
Somehow I was stuck with an old version of resynthesizer from 2011.
....... please do tell us ..

...... I guess the advice for anyone looking to this thread in future would be to install "gimp-plugin-registry" via synaptic ??
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Surface Pro 4 touchpad, touchscreen and pen
Replies: 6
Views: 138

Re: Surface Pro 4 touchpad, touchscreen and pen

delighted it is all working for you; it will hopefully be helpful for others following in your wake: interesting that the archlinux was helpful: I find their wikis are very good; as it is your thread, you can go back and change the title to SOLVED ...... so anyone searching can find the SOLVED to he...
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] - Epson DS-320 or Epson ES-200
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: [SOLVED] - Epson DS-320 or Epson ES-200

merci

tres bon
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SOLVED can not install Canon TS8053 printer
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: SOLVED install Canon TS8053 printer

glad it is all working for you: enjoy! It looks like a really fine printer you have there; in a few months, life should get easier on Mint for setting up printers: the release of Mint that follows Ubuntu 18.04 will have the airprint in it, that Ubuntu has had since 17.04 so if you were to have waite...
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SOLVED can not install Canon TS8053 printer
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: can not install Canon TS8053 printer

so I would start at the Canon Asia site http://support-asia.canon-asia.com/contents/ASIA/EN/0100839901.html and click to download and SAVE what will be cnijfilter2-5.40-1-deb.tar.gz then I would open a terminal and line by line paste in the commands below; hit the ENTER key after each paste ...........
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GIMP resynthesizer not working [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: GIMP resynthesizer not working

so that github source mentions; amongst many things; this person http://www.logarithmic.net/pfh/ and I would have thought you need to make contact with them about the coding errors you get; there is a lot on that github page and useful for you to work through it; they updated some of the items only ...
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a - Could Scan, Can't Now (SOLVED)
Replies: 10
Views: 187

HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a

one should add sudo so

Code: Select all

ln -s foomatic-rip foomatic-rip-hplip


I also ran the other hp commands you mentioned.


........... did you get error messages etc?
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a - Could Scan, Can't Now (SOLVED)
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: HP Laserjet Pro MFP M26a - Could Scan, Can't Now

then I think if you run hp-setup it shoulld .. I think ...... drag in the needed dependencies; you might like to make the terminal window "full-screen" so you can watch what it says; this page from HP https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/KnowledgeBase/Troubleshooting may...
by pdc_2
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GIMP resynthesizer not working [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: GIMP resynthesizer not working

I would be really interested to see if anyone on the forum has installed GiMP resynthesiser and can fluently comment on it; I suspect; (happy to be shown to be wrong ..) .... that you will need to become your own expert eg http://templatetoaster.com/tutorials/gimp-resynthesizer-plugin/ from here htt...
by pdc_2
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] - Epson DS-320 or Epson ES-200
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: [SOLVED] - Epson DS-320 or Epson ES-200

thanks the folks there who post on scanners often seem to have senior models of scanners that have just kept working for years; .... that was what I said ........ ........ meaning that ... folks who post on standalone scanners often have senior models .. ie Epson Perfection V40 and the like ...........

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