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Review of Linux Compatibility
The Epson Home XP-215 is a All-in-One printer that can be accessed by WiFi. The color ink printer has a resolution of up to 5760×1440 dpi and is fully supported by Linux. The printer has the USB ID 04b8:08ae
Bus 003 Device 014: ID 04b8:08ae Seiko Epson Corp.
Epson provides Linux drivers for the XP-215. The epson-201302w is used for this printer.
To use the scanner unit of this printer xsane has to be installed:
sudo apt-get install sane-utils xsane xsane-common
To access the scanner via WiFi the IP address of the XP-215 has to be added to the file:
The scanner connection can be tested by the command:
and should provide the following output:
device `epkowa:usb:003:015' is a Epson XP-211/212/215 flatbed scanner
There is also a commercial driver available from VueScan to use the Epson XP-215 printer and scanner under Linux.