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by rconn1
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Printing from the Pi 3
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: Printing from the Pi 3

Nevermind.. I finally got it to work.. turns out the printer was not set up properly on Cloud Print on my laptop..
by rconn1
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)
Replies: 11
Views: 4334

Re: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)

Just an FYI.. I finally found a solution, although not technically a fix, more a workaround.. Although I cannot print directly to my printer, if I load a PDF into Chromium or want to print a web page, it will print through a Google cloud printer I have set up on another computer on my network.. Not ...
by rconn1
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Printing from the Pi 3
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Printing from the Pi 3

Can anyone tell me how I can print TO a google cloud printer from the Pi? There are MANY tutorials on how to turn my Pi into a cloud print server, but I can't find anywhere how to simply print to a cloud printer I already have set up on another computer..
by rconn1
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)
Replies: 11
Views: 4334

Re: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)

Thank you for the response! Yes, I tried the PPD that came with I think it was driver version 1.6.1.3?? I guess I will see if there is a later version that has the PPD in it.. Will give that a show.. THis is getting old though.. It finds the printer, says" job rendered and clears the job as complete...
by rconn1
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)
Replies: 11
Views: 4334

Re: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)

Damn.. did not work.. I was quite hopeful.. but back to the drawing board I guess.. I got the package you created to install (after first removing an older one), but I think what I am having trouble with is, what driver do you actually select in the CUPS administration Add Printer setup? I hope you ...
by rconn1
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)
Replies: 11
Views: 4334

Re: Compiling Epson ESC/P-R Driver (generic print driver)

To humphreybas... THANK YOU!!!! I have been trying to get my Epson to work for about a week and kept running into various issues that never worked.. I was going to tackle the compiling myself, but since I have only been using Linux (on the RPi) for a week and a day, it was a daunting task.. I have n...
by rconn1
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get Epson WF-3620 to print using CUPS
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Can't get Epson WF-3620 to print using CUPS

I keep getting a "Filter Failed" error - any more info needed, please advise. I am a newbie to linux, but am trying to learn ;-)

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