Lexmark X74/X75 driver needed
paul.cooke100 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Sep 1 18:23:03 UTC 2006
On Thursday 31 August 2006 18:55, NoNo_231 wrote:
> You will find in the synaptic the linuxprinting.org-ppds. Installing it
> you will find a driver for Lexmark x74-x75. However this driver isn't
> very good. More over it is an old driver which used run with previous
> version of cups, but not anymore. However give it a try, you have
> nothing to loose. Last time I tried to use lexmark (1,5 month ago)
> didn't work. Stops on printing.
> As far as I had searched there is no other driver. I personally decided
> to buy an hp laserjet copatible with linux, something which I suggest.
> Same proposes and the author of the driver. You can also find the
> driver at the author's page http://home.online.no/~enrio/
I gave up on mine... I consider Lexmark all in one winprinters to be about as
usefull as boat anchors... I got rid of mine.. it was damned greedy in
windows on ink anyway... always ran dry of the blue one... at the critical
moment...halfway through a hi rez colour print on the expensive paper just
after having done a perfectly good draft quality print on normal paper.
Got a hp psc 1350 all in one... It's a real printer with full innards and can
do the photocopying trick without having to be connected to a running windows
computer... scans in Linux as well.
and it's running Linux itself... I know cos when I tried to install debian on
another box that had the printer hooked up, the debian installer listed the
printer's internal ext2 partitioned disk as an installation target...
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