Need driver for Epson XP-400 printer

Asked by Frank Adams-Watters on 2012-08-02

I just purchased an Epson Home XP-400 Small-in-One Printer. I can't find a driver that works with it. Ask Ubuntu also came up blank.

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Pascal De Vuyst
Solved:
2012-08-07
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2012-08-07
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2012-08-04

This question was originally filed as bug #1032391.

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Frank Adams-Watters (franktaw) said : #3

Following the link below, I downloaded a .ppd file, which is attached.
I now get a "Stopped - Printer configuration error" as the job status
trying to print a test page.

Franklin T. Adams-Watters

-----Original Message-----
From: Pascal De Vuyst <email address hidden>

Your question #204986 on cups in Ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups/+question/204986

    Status: Open => Answered

Pascal De Vuyst proposed the following answer:

Did you try the linux drivers provided by your print manufacturer here:
http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/du/02/DriverDownloadInfo.do?LG2=NL&CN2=&DSCMI=17706&DSCCHK=a29a993708b8d59a6f850f9b0330aff7bdda7b10

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Just installing the ppd won't be enough, you also need to install the binary deb packages.

Frank Adams-Watters (franktaw) said : #5

Thanks Pascal De Vuyst, that solved my question.