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Old 03-07-2018, 01:59 PM   #1
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Epson XP-640 Printer - Debian problem

I am new to this forum and to Linux , Ubuntu, Debian & Zorin to name a few of the distros I have installed and played around with.

Currently I am using Debian in the form of Robolinux which I find really good for what I need to do. I have just bought an Epson XP-640 inkjet printer which I am having problems installing. I have downloaded all the software mentioned on the Epson site and some others but every time I try to install iget an dependency error of lsb3.2 missing. I have checked and I have lsb4.1 installed so surely that is good enough?? Any help in solving this problem would be much appreciated.
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First, welcome to A quick search online shows others running Debian-based distros have experienced similar problems when installing these Epson driver packages. For example

Based on the discussion in those threads, it might be that not all the requisite lsb packages (eg lsb-core, lsb-printing) are installed perhaps, so check which lsb packages are installed first. I'm not a Debian user, so can only offer general guidance here, but try something like the following...
dpkg-query -l 'lsb*'
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$ apt-get install lsb
I had the same problem with an Epson printer not too long ago. That cure it.
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