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Old 01-22-2012, 10:05 PM   #1
ponty
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installing printer drivers


Now using suse 11.2 and setting up a new printer Brother hl2142. Have downloaded the drivers and now seeking the easiest way to obtain/ install the printer drivers All help appreciated. thanks all
 
Old 01-22-2012, 11:43 PM   #2
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You need proper ppd driver for your printer type and restart cups.

Please refer below for instructions:
https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/en/...DDocumentation
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CUPS

Earlier I had downloaded my ppd file from linuxprinting.org, but this site seems to be obsolete.
 
Old 01-23-2012, 12:08 AM   #3
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you could try the foomatic package. It might work for you.
 
  


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