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dos2
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Printers

Post by dos2 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:39 pm

Hi All,
My problem is trying to get my new Epson XP-445 to connect properly to my newish Cinnamon 3.4.6 via wifi. When I click Print, it goes through the motions with the printer spewing out 2 blank pages per page ordered, but without picking up the content of the page I've chosen either from one of my document files or from a web page. Interestingly, when I was setting up my printer earlier today it did print its own Test Page properly with full text. I wonder if anybody can help please? Also it may be worth noting that my cursor occasionally decides to become uncontrollable and jumps all over the place, so I wonder if this suggests a bug?

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Re: Printers

Post by kyphi » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:43 pm

To enable a wi-fi connection for Epson printers:

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Re: Printers

Post by dos2 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:22 am

Thanks for info - working on it, even if it's from 2016.
As a pre-test, I tested whether the printer actually scans a page from its own flatbed - it does, but it still failed to print a page from a website, so I'll continue to work on that and let you all know

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