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Old 02-17-2010, 02:10 AM   #1
vishwaadiga
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Download PPD files


I need to configure pronter in my office so where can i download PPD files for ptinters.

I serched in
http://www.linuxprinting.org/download/PPD/

here i not able to get all the printers i need.
 
Old 02-17-2010, 02:51 AM   #2
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Do you know the make/model of the printer(s)?
 
Old 02-17-2010, 02:56 AM   #3
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If the files I need are not packed for Debian, I usually resort to going to the website of the manufacturer to download ppd files.

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Old 02-17-2010, 03:11 AM   #4
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First, try the drivers that come with your distro. What distro (version) of Linux are you using?

Tell us the make and model of all the printers.
 
Old 02-17-2010, 03:28 AM   #5
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First, try the drivers that come with your distro. What distro (version) of Linux are you using?

Tell us the make and model of all the printers.
HP 2420
HP 1050c
HP 5550
HP 6015N
 
Old 02-17-2010, 03:29 AM   #6
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first, try the drivers that come with your distro. What distro (version) of linux are you using?

Tell us the make and model of all the printers.
rhel 4.6 is my os
 
Old 02-17-2010, 03:40 AM   #7
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Unless you have done some updates, you may not have the latest drivers and/or CUPS. Regardless, have you tried installing the printers using CUPS? (in a web browser, enter "localhost:631")

What driver packages are installed? eg foomatic, gutenprint.

Is HPLIP installed?

Have you checked the HP website?

On my system, there are drivers for all of those printers.
 
  


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