OKI printer

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Aug 25 16:39:08 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 11:19 -0500, Linda wrote:
> Anyone know what to use for a driver for a OKI B6500dtn. I am doing a 
> trial on one. I currently have 8.04 LTS and the only Black and white 
> laserjet driver in cups is the OKI B4300 which sort of works but has 
> problems of no Duplex options and no tray selection.  OKI sent me a CD 
> that is suppose to have drivers for Linux and Unix. It has a modified 
> CUPS set up that I am rather leary of especially since CUPS has had a 
> ton of security updates lately and pppd files for Solaris that include a 
> bunch of models but not the B6500. Any suggestions would be greatly 
> appreciated.
>                  Linda
> 

Hi Linda

According to 

http://www.openprinting.org/printer/Oki/Oki-B6500

This printer is well supported in Linux.  Certainly on my 10.04 system
there is a PPD for it.  You can download a PPD from the above link if
8.04 doesn't have one.

Tony
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