I'm on the latest ubuntu iteration, 13.10 I believe, and I cant find any drivers for my printer.

When i tried to use the generic drivers it just prints out symbols and when i try to use other epson drivers it will print in weird colors.

So my question is this, are there ways to get the drivers for Ubuntu or will I just have to use windows whenever I want to print something?

Its an Epson xp-410


I have an XP-540. I had the same problem with the printer only printing boring ASCII characters ... in the leftmost column only, leaving the rest of the page white. This worked for me:

sudo aptitude install printer-driver-escpr

After that, this driver appeared: EPSON XP-530 Series , Epson Inkjet Printer Driver (ESC/P-R) for Linux — which seems to work fine, although I have an XP-540 not XP-530.

(Before that, I also installed imagescan-bundle-ubuntu-16.04-1.3.20.x64.deb.tar.gz, which I downloaded from here: http://support.epson.net/linux/en/imagescanv3.php?version=1.3.20#ubuntu, and I also: sudo aptitude install lsb — not sure which (if any) of these things were actually needed. They did not make the printer work.)

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