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Epson Stylus DX 4450

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:00 pm
by palimmo
Please help me!
I haven't managed to get this All-in-one printer working so far.
Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit

Thanks!

http://localhost:631/printers/ says

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Description: EPSON Stylus DX4400
Location: computer
Driver:	Epson Stylus DX4400 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.13 (color)
Connection:	usb://EPSON/Stylus%20DX4400?serial=B00110706221423004&interface=1
Defaults:	job-sheets=none, none media=iso_a4_210x297mm sides=one-sided

Re: Epson Stylus DX 4450

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:20 pm
by deepakdeshp

Re: Epson Stylus DX 4450

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:46 pm
by pdc_2
If you already have an icon for this printer in your PRINTERS folder; (look and see .. it is inside the ADMINISTRATION folder.. find that from MENU bottom left ..)

.. If you already have an icon .. right-click on it; look in PROPERTIES for MAKE & MODEL: drag the window to the right so you can see all the writing;

if it does not say DX4450, then click the CHANGE button; find the DX4450 entry .. it is nearly at the bottom of the list as "Stylus DX4450"

click to accept

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if no entry at all; in the PRINTERS folder; click the ADD button top-left; and do the above

(This seems to be a senior citizen in the printer world; so only rpm packages as drivers; as rpm was the default linux package in Japan; in the good old days)

Instead, you will be using the open-source Gutenprint driver

Re: Epson Stylus DX 4450

Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:17 am
by palimmo
I can see the printer icon.

Under
http://localhost:631/printers/
I find:

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Make and Model
Epson Stylus DX4400 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.13
Status
Idle - "Rendering completed"
:cry:

Re: Epson Stylus DX 4450

Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:43 pm
by pdc_2
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingPrintingProblems

ubuntu have a wiki: how to run the logs that may tell what problems the system encounters;