Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

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Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby gaglia » 2020-10-01 10:59

Hello, I am running Sid with Gnome Desktop. My Epson XP-215 printer worked like a charm until a few days ago when it stopped working. I tried to uninstall and reinstall the printer from the Gnome options panel but "no printer found". I tried to manually reinstall the drivers (after apt purging them) from the Epson website and:

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myuser@myhost:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i epson-inkjet-printer-201302w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package epson-inkjet-printer-201302w.
(Reading database ... 330870 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack epson-inkjet-printer-201302w_1.0.0-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking epson-inkjet-printer-201302w (1.0.0-1lsb3.2) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of epson-inkjet-printer-201302w:
 epson-inkjet-printer-201302w depends on lsb (>= 3.2); however:
  Package lsb is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package epson-inkjet-printer-201302w (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.31-3) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 epson-inkjet-printer-201302w


But package lsb *is* installed:

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myuser@myhost:~/Desktop$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:   Debian
Description:   Debian GNU/Linux bullseye/sid
Release:   unstable
Codename:   sid


What do?
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Re: Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby sgosnell » 2020-10-01 21:52

epson-inkjet-printer-201302w depends on lsb (>= 3.2);
What version of lsb is installed? It's not in the Sid repo.
Take my advice, I'm not using it.
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Re: Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby gaglia » 2020-10-02 12:32

lsb-base and lsb-release are both up to date (11.1.0)
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Re: Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby sgosnell » 2020-10-02 16:47

Those packages are not the full lsb. Debian no longer has, or supports, lsb.
https://lwn.net/Articles/658809/
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Re: Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby brian_p » 2020-10-02 19:05

Your printer is supported by the printer-driver-escpr package. Check with

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/usr/sbin/lpinfo -m | grep XP-215


Say whether you are USB connected.
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Re: Epson XP-215 stopped working on Sid - lsb not installed

Postby gaglia » 2020-10-07 18:29

Thanks a lot, I will check on the week of October 19th (am traveling now) and get back here :)
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