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Date:      Wed, 16 May 2007 00:25:39 +0200
From:      Roland Smith <>
To:        Anton Galitch <>
Subject:   Re: Anyone could make Epson Stylus cx4700 work?
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On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 06:25:40PM -0300, Anton Galitch wrote:
>  Well, I did this and now the permissions look like this:
>  -r-xr-sr-x  1 root  usb  72504 May 15 13:01 escputil
>  and if I execute the program being in my user it tells permission denied.

Yes, because escputil belongs to the 'usb' group. It should belong to the
same group as /dev/ulpt0, which should be 'cups'.=20

A 'chown :cups escputil' should fix that.
>  Another problem is that when I executed it in root, it showed
>  #escputil -iur /dev/ulpt0
>  Cannot open /dev/ulpt0 read/write: Device busy
>  There is no printing job, and in the control panel in kde I can see that
>  printers state is Idle (accepting jobs).

I think you need to drop the -r option, (and -u as well). Cups is
probably already using the device.

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