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Re: [opensuse] Printer LEXMARK Z605 and 10.3
  • From: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 09:51:40 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0804080941250.25019@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On Apr 5 23:59 Sam Clemens wrote (shortened):
John Andersen wrote:
Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
... openSUSE 10.3 ...
... Z605 Lexmark (USB) ...
... (He installed another distro and he had no problems with the

I wonder how it works for "another distro" because according to
there is no open source driver available.

In general regarding Lexmark, see
"Useless ... Lexmark JetPrinters"

Have you tried just adding the windows ppd to cups?

Only for real PostScript printers the PPD file alone is sufficient.
All other printers require a driver, i.e. a program which produces
the printer-specific data.

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstrasse 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
AG Nuernberg, HRB 16746, GF: Markus Rex
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