Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

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Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

Post by kyphi » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:36 am

Epson has drivers for Linux available at the Epson Download Centre: http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/searc ... ch/?OSC=LX

Any other support you need has been and will be offered here on this forum.

It is somewhat difficult to help you at this stage after several configuration files have been altered. Are you able to list these changes? Did you make copies of those files as recommended by JerryF?

In the first instance the drivers for the printer and the scanner should have been installed while connected via USB cable and when everything has been found to work, then progress to configure wireless connectivity.
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Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

Post by dduran1210 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:50 pm

hi pdc...ok here's 1. IPINFO -V:

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dave@primary ~ $ lpinfo -v
network socket
network beh
serial serial:/dev/ttyS0?baud=115200
network ipp14
network ipps
network ipp
network lpd
network http
network https
direct ecblp:/var/run/ecblp0
network smb
direct parallel:/dev/lp0
direct hp
direct hpfax
network dnssd://EPSON%20XP-640%20Series._ipp._tcp.local/?uuid=cfe92100-67c4-11d4-a45f-9caed3088e7b
network lpd://10.0.0.226:515/PASSTHRU
AND 2. lpstat -t :

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dave@primary ~ $ lpstat -t
scheduler is running
system default destination: EPSON-XP-640-Series
device for EPSON-XP-640-Series: dnssd://EPSON%20XP-640%20Series._ipp._tcp.local/?uuid=cfe92100-67c4-11d4-a45f-9caed3088e7b
EPSON-XP-640-Series accepting requests since Tue 10 Jul 2018 11:14:52 AM MDT
printer EPSON-XP-640-Series is idle.  enabled since Tue 10 Jul 2018 11:14:52 AM MDT
ok, the printer works ok....not the scanner though.

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Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

Post by dduran1210 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:10 pm

HI KYPHI, no i did not list the changes made. i did do the copies he said.

i just today got a usb cable. So do i re-install all the drivers again? (just downloaded them again)

or should i delete linuxmint and re-install the os from scratch and start all over ?

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Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

Post by dduran1210 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:25 pm

oh, i did the configuration files EXACTLY as he said.

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To enable Wi-Fi for Epson devices, you have to edit two configuration files on your system:  you must have root permissions to edit these files.

/etc/sane.d/dll.conf
and
/etc/sane.d/epson2.conf

Open the file “dll.conf” and remove all entries EXCEPT the following two:
net
epson2

Save the file.

Open the file “epson2.conf”
and in the area for Network Attached Devices

Type the following:
net 192.168.1.5 (put the actual IP address of your printer)
If “net autodiscovery” is listed, remove it.

Save the file.

This should enable scanning using wi-fi network.
did NOT help.

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Re: Cannot install Epson XP640 printer or scanner

Post by kyphi » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:03 am

No, you do not need to re-install the operating system but I would restore "/etc/sane.d/dll.conf" if you have deleted some entries as well as "/etc/sane.d/epson2.conf". That should get your system back to its original state.

When you connect the XP-640 to your computer using a USB cable, the drivers that you have installed should work. If you have programmed the XP-640 to operate via a wireless connection then you will have to re-programme it to use a USB connection. When you report that everything works, you can try for a wireless connection again but using the method recommended by Epson in their iscan-manual.

Would you please confirm that you are using Cinnamon 64-bit - and which version of Linux Mint.
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