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Old 08-15-2011, 04:47 PM   #1
eddiebower
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need help finding a Lexmark Z25 printer driver, using a linux ubuntu OS


I can't find the Linux/Ubuntu printer driver for the Lexmark z25 printer. Please help me?
 
Old 08-15-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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You will need to install alien package from from apt. I open my terminal and

Code:
$ apt-cache policy alien
alien:
  Installed: 8.85
  Candidate: 8.85
  Version table:
 *** 8.85 0
        500 http://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ testing/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
I show it as already installed on my machine. For you to install after checking like I did (if not installed).

Code:
sudo apt-get update
Password then hit enter. Let it update packages first. When done updating.
Code:
sudo apt-get install alien
Password then hit enter (I am not posting from Ubuntu so this sytep may be redundant for password then hit enter. It may install without that step)

Then go to below site and follow the steps provided.
http://techscope.wordpress.com/2008/...in-ubuntu-804/

Steps shown should work in later releases of Ubuntu also.

Your Driver is at
http://support.lexmark.com/index?seg...rompage=null#1

I got away from Lexmark printers and started using HP printers instead as they are easier to get going.
 
Old 08-15-2011, 05:13 PM   #3
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http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...&highlight=z25 gives pretty much the same instructions, but has some extra steps and is more up to date - it seems there are differences in the newer versions of Ubuntu.
 
  


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