updating cups drivers?

Tim Jackson tim.jackson at ints.com
Thu Mar 2 19:13:39 UTC 2006


-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1



Nick Smith wrote:
> is there a way to update the drivers that cups has available?
> in our office we have an HP 3600n shared and setup via cups.  i can
> print a test page off the server (which is gentoo)
> i try to connect to that cups share via my laptop (ubuntu) and the
> 3600 isnt listed, and none of the other models around it work either.
> but then if i could update the available printer drivers in cups on my
> laptop, the printer is also setup on the network and i could just by
> pass the cups server all together.
> 
> any help would be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Nick
> 

If you have the latest ppd file from the manufacturer just put it in
/usr/share/cups/model and then use the printer setup interface to
reselect the driver for the printer destination.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

iD8DBQFEB0PigLVM9zV5AaMRAqksAJ9hjjBqiop34qj6hSj/n+koENUfWgCgjTFG
QR4/mjztTBCmg4k2RaImL7o=
=lYmL
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----




More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list