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Old 07-23-2008, 04:57 AM   #1
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Inserting Text for drivers


I have come across numerous threads which advise me to download certain drivers and then "add the following lines of text". My question is:-
How do I insert drivers and how do I insert the lines of text? I am completely new to Ubuntu so please help me to get started.........Dave

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Old 07-23-2008, 06:10 AM   #2
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well we need more information than you've given really. normally that would refer to something like adding a line of configuration to /etc/modules.conf to load a driver on boot which is just done via your preferred text editor. What you've described sounds like modifying source code or some such, which i'm sure won't be the case.
 
Old 07-23-2008, 06:52 AM   #3
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Give us an example of what you mean (post a link to a thread).
 
Old 07-24-2008, 01:16 AM   #4
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Give us an example of what you mean (post a link to a thread).
The following website is what I was referring to:-
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=5496
I am completely new to ubuntu Linux and have no idea of the step by step action to take...........Dave
 
Old 07-24-2008, 01:18 AM   #5
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Give us an example of what you mean (post a link to a thread).
The following website is what I was referring to:-
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=5496
I am completely new to ubuntu Linux and have no idea of the step by step action to take...........Dave
I really need a step by step guide on how to load the Z600 drivers once I have saved them to my Desktop and how to insert the text suggested.
 
Old 07-24-2008, 05:39 AM   #6
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If I was you, I'd be following the advice in the last post (#5). Haven't tried it (as I don't have such a requirement), but it certainly has simplicity in its favour.
Open a browser window and use http://localhost:631 as the address. Proceed as per that post.
 
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I solved the problem of not being able to load drivers for Lexmark 1100 series by buying a Canon Pixma 4500........Dave
 
Old 07-26-2008, 01:41 AM   #8
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that's one serious sledgehammer to crack a pretty small nut. those threads suggest it's only a few simple tasks to get it working.
 
  


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