Repeat this for other file you downloaded. If you allow printer make firmware update from Epson server - you will get this problem. 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. Printer part works perfect, but scanner part does not. Click the Download button on the right side of the file name and save it to your Downloads folder. The printer driver is now installed. 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.
Comments 3 years ago Hi can you give me a hint with the scanner? After it reports that the installation was successful, close the window and the Package Installer. You will only need to download and install two of these files. If your printer was on the whole time, turn it off and on again. A window with a progress bar will appear, stay there for a few moments, and then close by itself. . After both packages have been installed, turn on the printer on or, if the printer is already on, turn it off and on again. 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.
The scanner should now be functional. 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. The structure used is for toner cartridge with its primary purpose is to perform a resetter on Epson printers. You will be required to enter your password. There is common problem for new Epson printers.
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. Now close the Software Sources window. 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. This guide also assumes that your user account has Administrator privileges. This was very helpful for me in installing an Epson Perfection 1650 Photo scanner on Mint 17. A progress bar at the bottom of the window will start.
Scroll down the page to see the list of downloadable files. You can also use the Epson-provided Image Scan! I must add that on my girl-friend laptop with xubuntu all this software works with no problems. When the progress bar disappears, the installation is finished. However, there are some bugs, one of them concerning the driver installation for certain Epson printers. You can now turn on your printer. No previous knowledge of Linux Mint is required to follow the instructions of this guide. This tutorial is divided into two sections: installation of the printer driver, and installation of the scanner driver.
Section two: Installing drivers for the scanner. Section one: Installing drivers for the printer 1. Add Epson's software repository to your system. The only place to download these packages from is Epson's website. 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. You'll see the version you're using from the Operating System section. After you've downloaded the two packages you need, open the file manager by clicking on the green folder icon near the Menu.
In this tutorial I will go though the steps required to get these all-in-one printers working in Linux Mint 17. If you have any problems or feedback regarding this tutorial. The driver we previously installed was only for the printing functionality of this multi-function device. The solution is - to make firmware downgrade. Press on the center of the touch screen to turn off the printer. I was very glad to get Epson Image Scan working as it has the controls to operate the top lamp for negatives and slides. A small installation window will open.
Click the button and enter your password. This will open the Package Installer, which to take a moment to load the package. Update devices list and select firmware then click update. . . .
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