LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2005, 02:46 PM   #1
addy86
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Germany
Distribution: Debian Testing
Posts: 332

Rep: Reputation: 31
Epson Stylus C44+ doesn't print (no error message)


I've attached an Epson Stylus C44+ printer to my system (USB), set it up with CUPS, everything without problems, but now it doesn't print: everytime I send a print job, it is accepted, but the printer doesn't even move (nor make a sound). I get no error message (neither directly nor in /var/log/syslog or /var/log/messages).
My distribution: Debian Testing (but Knoppix 3.7 didn't work either).

I don't think it's the printer itself since it works on a Windows laptop.

I've searched with Google as well as in this forum, but couldn't find anything appropriate.

What am I doing wrong? Any help is appreciated.
 
Old 09-14-2005, 02:22 PM   #2
WarriorXP
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Lucugnano
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Also I have the same problem, but with a C46 model!
 
Old 09-15-2005, 11:51 AM   #3
addy86
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Germany
Distribution: Debian Testing
Posts: 332

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 31
For some reason, the printer has decided to react (don't ask me why, or what I did).
But now I have a new problem: when I try to print something, the printer eats all the paper in the slot without printing anything (it doesn't even try, it just spills out the paper). After it has done this, it enters the "Not enough paper" state (I have to switch it off and on again).

Strange enough, escputil -n works flawlessly. Any ideas?

Here is my printer.conf from /etc/cups:
# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.1.23
# Written by cupsd on Thu 15 Sep 2005 02:17:31 PM CEST
<DefaultPrinter eps1>
Info Epson Stylus C44 Plus
Location
DeviceURI usb://EPSON/Stylus%20C44
State Idle
Accepting Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
</Printer>
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Epson Stylus C60 will not print scuzzman Linux - Hardware 4 10-15-2005 12:23 PM
epson stylus color 850 won't print shotokan Linux - Hardware 4 05-23-2005 01:48 PM
Newbie - Epson stylus color 480 parallel - wont print. nmoog Linux - Hardware 3 05-06-2004 06:35 AM
Epson Stylus Color 777 printer won't print on Fedora Core 1 jtong77 Linux - Newbie 0 03-15-2004 10:28 PM
Epson Stylus CX3200 Help???? Scanner Error message shown? Becks7 Linux - Hardware 0 12-26-2003 06:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration