Description of problem:
Wrong Driver Recommended for Printer EPSON Stylus C92 Causes Printing to Fail (prints blank pages)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure Printer following the screen the recommended C88 driver (since no driver for C92 exists)
2. Print Test Page
Prints blank pages until stopped
CUPS Printer Test Page
I initially had problems configuring the printer via Gnome 3 System Settings, it was recognized but not added. I was able to add the printer after installing the libgnomecups package, but the print test page failed as described above.
The solution was changing the recommended driver(C88) to the driver C68 in Applications > Printers : right click printer : select Properties : Change Driver : Select C68
Source: 1. “Driver de la impresora epson stylus C92 (Solucionado) | Ubuntu-es,” http://www.ubuntu-es.org/node/64878.
What does the following command show (when the printer is on) ?
su -c "lpinfo -l -v"
Created attachment 522029 [details]
lpinfo -l -v
Output of command: lpinfo -l -v
The driver that's getting assigned is a "close" match, which isn't always guaranteed to give good (or any) results.
Not associated with any driver packages:
$ /usr/share/system-config-printer/check-device-ids.py 'EPSON Stylus C92' 'MFG:EPSON;CMD:ESCPL2,BDC,D4,D4PX;MDL:Stylus C92;CLS:PRINTER;DES:EPSON Stylus C92;'
Installing relevant drivers using session service
Fetching driver list
└── EPSON Stylus C92 (user-specified): MFG:EPSON;MDL:Stylus C92;CMD:ESCPL2,BDC,D4,D4PX;
Preferred driver list chooses gutenprint.5.2://escp2-c88/simple:
>>> cupshelpers.xmldriverprefs.test(deviceid='MFG:EPSON;CMD:ESCPL2,BDC,D4,D4PX;MDL:Stylus C92;CLS:PRINTER;DES:EPSON Stylus C92;')
No ID match for device xxx://yyy:
MFG:EPSON;MDL:Stylus C92;CMD:ESCPL2,BDC,D4,D4PX;DES:EPSON Stylus C92;
The model number is fairly close so it was a reasonable guess.
I think the solution is to modify gutenprint so that it provides a "Stylus C92" driver identical to the Stylus C68 driver.
gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc15'
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gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
gutenprint-5.2.7-7.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.