updating cups drivers?
tim.jackson at ints.com
Thu Mar 2 19:13:39 UTC 2006
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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.
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.
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