Natty 64bit Philips Laser MFD LFF 6050

Mirto Silvio Busico mirtosilvio.busico at
Sun Aug 7 15:37:35 UTC 2011

Il 07/08/2011 13:33, Nils Kassube ha scritto:
> Mirto Silvio Busico wrote:
>> I'm using Kubuntu Natty 10.04 AMD 64Bit.
> I don't know if it matters for your problem, but 10.04 would be Lucid
> and Natty would be 11.04.
Sorry I mean 11.04 Natty
>> I'm looking for the updated drivers for the Philips Laser MFD LFF
>> 6050 multifuncion printer
>> Anyone knows how to install this printer/scanner?
>> What I tried up to now:
>> Philps claims that the multifunction is compatible with M$ Windows,
>> MAC and Linux.
>> In the MAC/Linux CD there are two folders (printer and scanner) for
>> Ubuntu (but from the docs seems for the 8,04 version or something
>> similar)
> I found a driver package [1] on the philips site which is for Gutsy
> (7.10), so it is even older. But looking at the contents, I would at
> least try to install the printer the way it is described in the readme
> file. Even though it isn't meant for your Kubuntu version, it is quite
> likely that the installer works with the current version as well. First
> run the installer for their proprietary driver and then install the
> printer in CUPS. However the CUPS menues are different in the new
> version, so you will probably have to search a bit for the right pages.
Ok. I have done the gui install and then tried with the systemsettings.
Now I'll try usin directly CUPS.
>> I tried to install this software. When I connect the USB cable the
>> "installing a new printer" notification appears but the printer is
>> not installed.
> I would just ignore that message - if it doesn't work, the automatic
> installer probably doesn't know how to handle the proprietary driver for
> this printer, which is necessary to make it work.
> Nils
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