I bought an EPSON Stylus T23 printer and could install it on openSUSE 11.0 with no problem, but when I try to print, the printer prints a lot of information (maybe some kind of source code), not the document I sent to print.
Do you have any idea?
Thanks, a lot.
this is postscript of what you print…
are you test page when install printer? and what drivers you use…
No, I didn’t test page when I installed it.
I don’t know what drivers I use, only I know Yast installed the printer automatically.
a note of caution is offered to those using ANY computer operating system; before you go and buy a piece of hardware to plug into your computer; STOP; check if what you PROPOSE to buy is compatible;
if you go the Epson Japan website:
Download*Inkjet Printer [AVASYS CORPORATION]](http://www.avasys.jp/lx-bin2/linux_e/ink/DL1.do)
they seem to make a driver available for your printer;
download the driver; (I believe it is an rpm file); right click on the file when you have downloaded it; select “install with package manager” and your friend YaST should open; (when you enter your root password);
let us know how all this goes; or if you get stuck
is the explanation page from Epson
if you get this working, we can get you to make an entry about this printer on open printing
as I cannot see any entries for your printer at present; this is a good source place to look about printers …
Thank you, pdc_2.
I’ll try it, although the drivers I can get from that web site is for openSUSE 10.3.
Anyway, I’ll try it.
the 10.3 should not be a problem; I see though that it is not an rpm, but a .tgz file; so that has more steps
do you know how to “open a terminal” ? If not, you should find out;
after being able to open a terminal, this reference
gives a summary of what you will need to do:(you will be initially decompressing a file, and then moving to install)
the readme from Epson is
I do worry that their command to install is different and would be grateful for other forums members to read that section and comment …
If this all gets too hard, you can buy the turboprint drivers; for a week’s supply of latte coffee;
we use turboprint for our Canon pixma; it works very well
Thank you, pdc_2!
I installed that driver from AVASYS, following the installation instructions, and the printer is working fine.
Even I could print a text from a PC running Windows XP in my network.
I’ll add the Epson Stylus T23 printer to OpenPrinting database.
Thank you, again.
great! very well done; great if you add to the knowledge on open printing;
all best wishes