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Old 04-29-2010, 12:59 AM   #1
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Unhappy Why can't Ubuntu 9.10 find my Epson TX110 printer/scanner?

I can't use my printer/scanner - it is an Epson TX110. When I try to use Image scan - I get the message; "Could not send the command to scanner. Check the scanner's status."

There is nothing wrong with the MFC apart from not working on Ubuntu 9.10. I have had it connected to another computer that ran Ubuntu 9.01 (I think that was the release used) and it ran fine but now I'm stuck - I have googled and tried stuff to no avail.

Please help - I am a newbie and would need step by step instruction. Many thanks in advance and please help.

I have drivers installed but cant get them to co-operate with me.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:27 PM   #3
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I know that this is a bit late, but in case someone else stumbles across this question
one of the easiest ways to set up most printers is to follow the instructions at

In particular for debian based systems (eg Ubuntu) add the following line
deb main contrib main-nonfree
to /etc/apt/sources.list or the Settings/Repositories list in synaptic, then
sudo apt-get update
and try installing the printer again.

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