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Old 08-26-2008, 05:02 AM   #1
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Can't get my Epson cx9400fax printer to work.

I have an xfx motherboard, 3.4 ghz. My computer recognizes linuxprinting .org says it will work perfectly. I let the computer stipulate which driver to install. I have ubuntu 8.04. I went back and manually configured the printer as shown how in the book "Ubuntu for non geeks". Still doesn't work. Can anyone make a suggestion. Thanx.

I have gotten the printer to print but with restrictions. It will only print text if I copy and paste it over to OpenSource word processor, and then will print only in black and white. any suggestions.

Last edited by dhamle; 08-27-2008 at 03:13 AM. Reason: Have made progress on the printing
Old 08-26-2008, 10:13 AM   #2
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You will have to supply some information before anyone can help.

Cups - is it installed and running? Easy way to tell, open a web browser, type 'http://localhost:631' This should load the cups configuration and management page. If you get page not found, then either cups is not installed or not running.

Open a console, run this command '/sbin/lsmod' (without the quotes) and post the results. That will tell us what modules you have loaded.

This is the driver listed on -->



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