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Old 05-02-2004, 03:37 PM   #1
midnightpenguin
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Lexmark Z54 wont work on RedHat Linux


my Lexmark Z54 wont print on Red Hat Linux. I looked to get a driver but all they had was for Macintosh and Windows. I then restarted my computer making sure everything was plugged in. I got to a screen where it was configuring my printer. I went to System Settings and then Printers. It said i didnt have any printers. Can you help me?
 
Old 05-02-2004, 05:17 PM   #2
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am not too sure but think that linux don`t have drivers available for this printer...but someone could prove me wrong.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 08:07 PM   #3
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you'll need a linux driver for sure to use printers in linux. I think there are some built into the kernel, but then your printer would have been detected. First check the lexmark site--i got a driver from them for the Z23
 
Old 05-02-2004, 10:15 PM   #4
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I had nothing but problems with printers while using RH, I had a HP OfficeJet, and a Lexmark Z35, popular enough printers...could NEVER get them to work right the HP would print crap everywhere and the lex did nothing..not blaming RH but that was my personal experience.. I now run MDK and the same printers were autodetected and work great. I duno
 
  


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