Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. I downloaded and older driver for my printer for DOS and am not expecting that it will do me any good but maybe, somehow, I can get to look at the code in that driver and get a few ideas from it??? He reckons its a lot easier to learn than Windows, too. I’m afraid I’m not being a lot of help to you on this one! Find More Posts by akhilbaai. I like the printer for normal everyday stuff that doesn’t require a lot of graphics and what have you.

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LSB is a trademark of the Linux Foundation. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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It was also planned to add run-time integration of printers described by UPDF files. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

In very much the same way as you currently install Epson’s scanners in Linux; you MUST install a ‘data’ package first, before you install the scanner driver. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. But still no help it is printing same. Which PPDs have you tried? If you need to reset your password, click here. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.


Omni provides a model for dynamically llnux printer drivers, creating new devices by editing XML device description files, and simplifies new printer driver development by allowing for the subclassing of previous device features. He reckons its a lot easier to learn than Windows, too. I also had a Lq-509 64 but never used it and gave it to my son to play games on it.

I do thank you for your suggestions as well and hope that “if” I get smart enough, I can also be of some help as time goes on to folks as well.

I just left the file as it was downloaded so it wouldn’t get changed. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: It prints out garbage epsn spits pages out non-stop when using the ppds one can find concerning Linux OP systems. Can anyone suggest which driver to install. I don’t think I’ve used any other brand of printer apart from Epsons; the old FX was SO ridiculously reliable, that when it finally came time to put it out to pasture, I didn’t look anywhere else.

Having a problem logging in? I have to shut the printer off and manually position the paper. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They probably have ended producing it in reality though. There are two files needed the driver file itself and “foomatic-rip”. And anyway, this code is free software and so it can help you developing your own drivers.


Not knowning anything about any part of programing, I gave up after a couple of weeks trying to get the printer to work. Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. It actually offers Hardware and Parallel contacts, along with a position for software cards that are elective, including high speed Ethernet, for higher compatibility with virtually any program.

My real deal is this, I look at a computer as being something like a toilet, you are always flushing money down it for stuff that needs endless upgrades.

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You CAN change llnux destination if you want, but since file transfer is so ridiculously easy in Linux, it’s very simple to move them to where you actually want them I conected the cable to the computer and the LQ and then went to add a printer. I also learned to dislike MS from windows 95 and the more they kept pushing their upgrades and never really getting any one system all that bug free has made me like it even less.