Stylus Toolbox is a printer utility for Epson Stylus® inkjet printers that is designed to replace the Epson Printer Utility that comes with the Epson drivers for the Windows platform on Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD and other Unix and Unix-like operating systems that are supported by the Python
programming language and the Gutenprint
Stylus Toolbox is a graphical (GUI) front-end for Gutenprint's escputil command-line Epson printer utility. As a reult, it supports all printers supported by escputil and Gutenprint, including many recent-model Epson Stylus and Epson Photo printers.
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Stylus Toolbox requires namefollowing components to be installed:
Most distributions include many or all of the above. Stylus Toolbox was developed and tested on Ubuntu
7.04 LTS (Dapper)
Any Epson Stylus, Stylus Color, or Stylus Photo 4-color, 6-color and now 8-color inkjet printer supported by Gutenprint and escputil, including USB and parallel printers. 6-color support is present in 0.2.7 and later, 8-color has been added as of 1.0rc0.
Stylus Toolbox supports all of the functions of escputil, including:
Displaying ink levels
Printing a nozzle test
Cleaning the print nozzles
Performing head alignment
Identifying the model name
Additionally, Stylus Toolbox also provides:
A tray icon for displaying the model name and ink levels
A context menu for the tray icon, with access to all options
An optional toolbox showing the same information as the tray icon with a toolbar
Automatic "Just Works" configuration of parameters such as the raw printer device through integration with HAL/DBus and CUPS
Automatic "Just Works" configuration for and support of printers attached to remote CUPS servers over an SSH connection
SSH support for remote printers works supports both password and key-based authentication, including support for 'remembering' authentication credentials (username/password)
Convient access to the printer settings via a 'Properties' menu pick and toolbar icon
All settings are stored in an automatically-generated plain-text, yet fully editable configuration file
Bug Reports, Feature Requests, etc.
For bug reports, feature requests, developer information and more, please see our Sourceforge Project Page
and our FAQ
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