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Re: [SLE] epson ink level - SuSE-10 oss-<SOLVED>
  • From: Mr Jiff <geoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 13:45:23 +0000
  • Message-id: <200602011345.23675.geoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 01 February 2006 11:49, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On Wed February 1 2006 4:15 am, Johannes Meixner wrote:
> > > ... check epson ink level using the kde printing manager
> >
> > If you don't need a graphical frontend, try /usr/bin/escputil
> > but read "man escputil" before (note the "CAUTION:" warning).
>
> nice! you need to be root to do this ( read-write access to the
> printer), and my epson printer was /dev/usb/lp0:
>
> #> escputil --raw-device=/dev/usb/lp0 -i
> Escputil version 4.2.7, Copyright (C) 2000-2001 Robert Krawitz
> Escputil comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type 'escputil
> -l'
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions; type 'escputil -l' for details.
>
> Ink color Percent remaining
> Black 33
> Cyan 54
> Magenta 58
> Yellow 72
>
> --
> Paul Cartwright
> Registered Linux user # 367800

Please don't hijack and mark this thread as SOLVED, you didn't start it! I
aren't looking for a command line solution, I already had it!

Geoff

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