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I'm trying to install Epson Stylus SX420W. I have PPD file, I connect printer with USB and install it with PPD. It recognizes printer and install it but it gives this message Printer needs epson-espcr-wrapper package before printing. Install it..

What is epson-espcr-wrapper package? How can I install it?

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espcr should be escpr (ESC/P-R is the new standard language for Epson inkjet printers). global.epson.com/innovation/universal_printing/… –  rosch Oct 16 '12 at 17:04
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sudo apt-cache search escpr

gives:

epson-escpr - transitional dummy package for epson-escpr printer driver
libescpr-dev - printer driver for Epson Inkjet - library development files
libescpr1 - printer driver for Epson Inkjet - shared library
printer-driver-escpr - printer driver for Epson Inkjet that use ESC/P-R

I suggest to install printer-driver-escpr.
epson-escpr-wrapper is a cups filter and is likely to be found in /usr/lib/cups/filter/.

If that does not work out, download and install the deb package from openprinting.org.

sudo dpkg -i epson-inkjet-printer-escpr_{version}{arch}.deb
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Try installing the requested package using the following command:

sudo apt-get install epson-inkjet-printer-escpr
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