Add Epson's software repository to your system. For Linux Mint to utilise Epson's software repository without security warnings at every update, we'll first need to add the repository's authentication key. You should see a notification on the top right of the screen, saying that your printer is being configured, and soon another one stating that the configuration was successful. The solution is - to make firmware downgrade. In this tutorial I will go though the steps required to get these all-in-one printers working in Linux Mint 17.Next
Click the Download button on the right side of the file name and save it to your Downloads folder. The packages required for the scanning functionality aren't available from the standard repositories of Linux Mint, and Epson hasn't made them available from their repository either. The search may take a while, but eventually you'll land on a search page with one or two results. When update is completed approximately 5 ~ 10 min. This was very helpful for me in installing an Epson Perfection 1650 Photo scanner on Mint 17. Scroll down the page to see the list of downloadable files.Next
If you allow printer make firmware update from Epson server - you will get this problem. Update devices list and select firmware then click update. . I must add that on my girl-friend laptop with xubuntu all this software works with no problems. If you have any problems or feedback regarding this tutorial. Comments 3 years ago Hi can you give me a hint with the scanner? When the progress bar disappears, the installation is finished. A window with a progress bar will appear, stay there for a few moments, and then close by itself.
You will be required to enter your password. A small installation window will open. The printer driver is now installed. Press on the center of the touch screen to turn off the printer. You'll see the version you're using from the Operating System section. You can now turn on your printer.Next
The only place to download these packages from is Epson's website. You can also use the Epson-provided Image Scan! This guide also assumes that your user account has Administrator privileges. After it reports that the installation was successful, close the window and the Package Installer. A progress bar at the bottom of the window will start. This guide was written and tested for Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon edition, but if you have previous experience in using Linux, you should be able to use information on this guide for other editions as well. This will open the Package Installer, which to take a moment to load the package.
If your printer was on the whole time, turn it off and on again. Now close the Software Sources window. The driver we previously installed was only for the printing functionality of this multi-function device. The scanner should now be functional. Chip Reset for epson printers by brand name Qunxin is a product of china, which is very beneficial to do a reset on the printer you use. On the search results page, locate the result that belongs to the Scanner Driver category it should be the lower one , and click the Download button on the rightmost side of the search result.Next
Section one: Installing drivers for the printer 1. There is common problem for new Epson printers. You will only need to download and install two of these files. No previous knowledge of Linux Mint is required to follow the instructions of this guide. The structure used is for toner cartridge with its primary purpose is to perform a resetter on Epson printers.Next
However, there are some bugs, one of them concerning the driver installation for certain Epson printers. After both packages have been installed, turn on the printer on or, if the printer is already on, turn it off and on again. I was very glad to get Epson Image Scan working as it has the controls to operate the top lamp for negatives and slides. Printer part works perfect, but scanner part does not. Section two: Installing drivers for the scanner. After you've downloaded the two packages you need, open the file manager by clicking on the green folder icon near the Menu.Next
This tutorial is divided into two sections: installation of the printer driver, and installation of the scanner driver. Repeat this for other file you downloaded. Click the button and enter your password. . . . .
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