Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (1082 mails)

< Previous Next >
[opensuse] [SOLVED] Epson XP-310 printer / scanner & openSUSE 12.3
I purchased an Epson XP-310 multifunction printer / scanner yesterday and set
it up as a network appliance (Wi-Fi.) Setting up the printer side was
straightforward but the scanner side took a fair bit of sleuthing and some
trial and error. First, this device has only two interfaces, USB and Wi-Fi.
Follow the manufacturer's instructions for connecting it to your network.
Follow the steps, below, once that's done:


DOWNLOAD packages (x86_64 64-bit versions shown) from:

<http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?oid=227224&BV_UseBVCookie=yes&infoType=Downloads&platform=OSF_O_LINUX>

epson-inkjet-printer-escpr-1.4.0-1lsb3.2.x86_64.rpm
iscan-2.29.3-1.usb0.1.ltdl7.x86_64.rpm
iscan-data-1.27.0-1.noarch.rpm
iscan-network-nt-1.1.1-1.x86_64.rpm


MOVE packages to a new / empty temporary directory and INSTALL:

# zypper in *.rpm

--> This command will automatically fulfill dependencies.


EDIT /etc/sane.d/epkowa.conf

--> Comment out 'usb' and 'scsi' detection (unless you also have a SCSI
or USB scanner) by inserting a leading hash mark (#) as needed.

--> ADD line "net XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX" (without the quotes) in network
scanner section. Obviously, replace "XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX" with the
IP address you assigned to the printer in your router.


EDIT /etc/sane.d/net.conf

--> Enter the printer's IP address in it's own line at the bottom of
the file. E.g. "192.168.1.10" (without the quotes)


EDIT /etc/sane.d/dll.conf

--> uncomment the top line "#net" (becomes just "net", without the
quotes)


RUN YaST -> Scanner module

--> SELECT "Scanning via Network..." from the "Options" drop-down list

--> verify meta driver 'net' says "No scanner recognized by this driver"

--> CLICK "OK"

--> CLICK the "Add" button, select "Epson Workforce 310 Series..."

--> CLICK "OK"

--> CLICK "Continue" at the '64-bit' / 'problematic' warning

--> CLICK "OK"


Launch "Image Scan! for Linux" (installed above.) This was found on my
system under 'Graphics > Scanning'. Put a document on the scanner bed
and click the 'Preview' button to test.


Hope this helps someone down the road ...

regards,

Carl
--
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To contact the owner, e-mail: opensuse+owner@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >
Follow Ups