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Installing Epson-printer-utility

1. Go here, accept the license. If you're on Slackware 32-bit, download epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.i486.rpm , otherwise (ie. Slackware 64-bit), download epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.x86_64.rpm.

2. Convert the rpm package you downloaded into a tgz Slackware package : Code:

# if you are on Slackware 32-bit
$ rpm2tgz epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.i486.rpm
# if you are on Slackware 64-bit
$ rpm2tgz epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.x86_64.rpm

3. Install the generated slackware package : Code:

# if you are on Slackware 32-bit
$ installpkg epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.i486.tgz
# if you are on Slackware 64-bit
$ installpkg epson-printer-utility-1.0.2-1lsb3.2.x86_64.tgz

4. Create the symlink below which is required by LSB : Code:

# if you are on Slackware 32-bit   
$ ln -sf /lib/ld-linux.so.2 /lib/ld-lsb.so.3
# if you are on Slackware 64-bit   
# ln -sf /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 /lib64/ld-lsb-x86-64.so.3

For epson-printer-utility to work, you first need to start /usr/lib/epson-backend/ecbd as root : Code:

$ su -
$ /usr/lib/epson-backend/rc.d/ecbd start

Now, epson-printer-utility can be started : Code:

$ /opt/epson-printer-utility/bin/epson-printer-utility


Originally from here