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Old 06-01-2010, 01:04 AM   #1
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Trying to get an Epsom LX 400 dot matrix printer to work


Hi,
I have a parallel port Epsom LX 400 dot matrix printer.
In the printer proprieties menu it says for make and model
Epson 9-Pin Series which it what it is.
It's ok when I print directly to the port.
cat file >/dev/lp0

Using Mandriva 2010
 
Old 06-01-2010, 09:32 PM   #2
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I think you can set that to quite a number of other emulations. Be sure your printer is on what you think is is on. I think it was press two keys and power up for menu or something like that.
 
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I have got it work now

It needs to be set up as an IBM compatible dot matrix printer.
 
Old 06-03-2010, 03:47 PM   #4
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How did you fix it?
 
Old 06-04-2010, 02:50 AM   #5
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System >Administration> Printing
Then click on printer.
Under Make and Model click on change
Then go through the menus Generic > IBM compatible Dot Matrix. It's right at the top.
 
  


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