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Thread: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

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    New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Upgraded to 20.04 and plugged in my old Epson stylus 680 which I know is good; Gutenprint driver offered and applied and printer showing on the computer, status 'ready'.
    Problem: when asked to print, a little message says: 'Printing', then: 'Printing finished' but nothing happened...? Tried a different printer: Epson D92, same thing. Any ideas? Please bear in mind, I'm not techy but have been using Ubuntu for several years now.
    Last edited by Extreedoc; June 16th, 2020 at 03:12 PM.

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Is it an Epson Stylus Photo RX680? I can't find an Epson Stylus 680 online......
    I found this
    http://www.openprinting.org/printer/...us_Photo_RX680

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    No, it's called a 'Stylus Color 680' it's quite old but a driver was offered for it through 20.04
    Thanks for your reply.

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Nobody? I see twingle93 is having similar issues with his Brother printer; is this unsolvable? What printers do work with 20.04?

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    You may want to check /var/log/access_log for any error messages which may give you some idea what is going on.
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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Thread moved to Hardware.

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Will do and thanks to whoever moved the post to a more appropriate place.

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Thank you, as I said: I'm not techy so - how do I access this log?

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    Quote Originally Posted by Extreedoc View Post
    Thank you, as I said: I'm not techy so - how do I access this log?
    Try var/log/cups. I think you'll find it there.

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    Re: New install of 20.04, printer no worky

    see if this site is of any use for you...
    https://tutorialforlinux.com/2016/06...nload-install/
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