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Re: [SLUG] CUPS and escputil


On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 20:18, Nick Croft wrote:
> Evening.
> 
> I've got the new Epson Color Stylus C83 printing OK with CUPS via the 
> router.
> 
> Everything available with CUPS admininstration seems to be working fine.
> However, I want to check the ink level, and for this I need to use a command
> line tool, escputil.
> 
> The output for 
> 
> $ escuptil -i -r /dev/lp0  is
> 'Cannot parse output from printer'.

Try the "-d" option that identifies the printer to confirm that it
recognizes it.

I don't have my USB printer here so can't think of anything else.

HTH.