Description of problem: Feature request
Driver for Epson ET-3600 ecotank printer not yet included. Request addition of this driver to the list of printers supported in this package.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try adding ET-3600 printer
2. This model is not listed
No driver available
Driver available in choices
Can get printer to print over ethernet connection by selecting ET-4550 ppd. Have not tried scanner function yet. Also tried driver packages offered on Epson site for both Fedora 23 and 24. Neither seems to include the ppd for this printer, even though driver was supposed to support this device (via iscan).
I can't add a driver that doesn't exist. If upstream's open source driver supports your printer, then the Fedora package can be updated.
I just got an Epson ET-3600 and got it printing successfully (via ethernet/LPD interface) from F24 with the EPSON ET-2550 Series (ESC/P-R) driver. The only thing it doesn't seem to support is two-sided printing (the hardware does).
The Epson's Linux driver page for the ET-3600 doesn't list anything except the scanner driver (which works). Poking around in the hive-mind (and finding this bug), I read the 4550 ESC/P-R driver (attached) can work.
This can be found by going to: http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/searchModule and searching for "ET-4550" and "Linux". I'll try it out in a second.
However, since this printer also "works" with the ET-2550 driver, we clearly already provide most of the important bits, they just need some minor tweaking (for two-sided printing) and listing under the ET-3600 name :D
Created attachment 1292332 [details]
ET-4550 Series Printer Driver Linux 1.6.13 ESC/P-R Driver (generic driver)
Created attachment 1292333 [details]
Source RPM of the same
Marking both attachments as private, since downloading them requires agreeing to Epson's license: http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/du/02/DriverDownloadInfo.do?LG2=EN&CN2=&DSCMI=55539&DSCCHK=5ef6ec128765534a989152269045f12fc58077f2#
Success! I couldn't add the printer via GNOME settings, or system-config-printer, but got it working from the cups interface directly. From my F25 laptop:
1) Click "add printer" at http://localhost:631/admin
2) Choose Discovered Network Printers: EPSON ET-3600 Series (EPSON EPSON ET-3600 Series)
3) Tweak name/description, click continue
4) Hit "Or Provide a PPD File", and point it to /opt/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr/ppds/Epson/Epson-ET-4550_Series-epson-inkjet-printer-escpr.ppd.gz
5) Set options:
print quality: High
Duplex Tumble: 2-side long edge
Media Size: whatever
6) Click set default options
7) Maintenance -> print test page
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