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Author Topic: ML 2010P Samsung printer  (Read 4045 times)
Fitosept
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« on: March 03, 2011, 11:35:05 am »

I need some help with my printer.CUPS wont work and the unified driver is not working either.I'm new to VL and Slackware so i need some help.
Cheers
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the u.driver cant find the drivers for my printer

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I forgot to say that i'm using VL 6 SOHO

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DoucheBag
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2011, 12:30:14 pm »

Yes, the supplied Samsung install disc now seems  primarily for Windows

Did yours include  a linux install (.sh) file ?

If not,  or  Sad  after the S/S install, it complains (missing rastertosamsungspl/c)

>  You downloaded the unified driver, try extracting PPD files
Sometimes, (if lucky) an alternate (I.E. earlier) printer ppd works

Cups's own  database has limited  printer drivers

Many find it better to run cups manually, vs Distro GUI tools

(Type in browser location bar_)   localhost:631

One work around solution  is to use deprecated lpr (along with Foomatic)

http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/openprinting/databasefoomatic

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Printing-Usage-HOWTO-2.html

I had problems after purchase of Samsung scx-3200 laser: (print/copy/scan)
> After 2 long  days of swearing -  exhausted all possibilities, returned to store
> Completely forgetting could have used a Windows virtual mode ~  printed via emulation
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Fitosept
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2011, 12:54:05 pm »

I done it :DDD
I've found the ppd file for my printer on openprintig.org and I configured the printer over CUPS.
Here is the file http://www.fileserve.com/file/hz5vpdn if someone needs this too.
Thanks rm-r for the help.
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But how I'm gona remove the u.driver from my comp. ? (I'm new to linux,sorry about the dump questions Smiley )
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I've unistaled it.
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DoucheBag
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2011, 04:25:14 pm »

Nice to hear  ~ congrats &  Thank  YOU for uploading 

NTIM _ I bought the scx 3200 because it was cheaper ($70Cdn) than ML1740 toner replacement
(Still kicking myself - that newer model was some sweet bargain)

The only "dumb" question - is the one not asked
Or did you mean  Cheesy  dump_this_on_us - Hey... not to fret ~ problems should  be  viewed as just another  interesting challenge     
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 EDIT > cleaning up odds'n ends:
Please edit post  header as SOLVED
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From above, it was unclear as to what was meant by  "U..DRIVER"
 (=  An odd  description for Samsung Unified driver ?)

See also >   (SpliX) Samsung Printer Language drivers for CUPS

When Unified driver gets installed - an UN-installer is  created 

Now WTH was meant by  " DDD" (device driver download  ?_

OFFICIALY Linux DDD - is an IDEwrapper:  Data  Display De-bugger,   for code traces
 
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Fitosept
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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2011, 10:14:51 pm »

yes u.driver meant Unified driver,but :DDD was a multiple cheesy smiley Cheesy
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