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Old 06-16-2006, 05:22 AM   #1
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lexmark 1185, anybody configured one yet??

Has anybody here configured a lexmark 1185 all in one printer scanner...
i set a friends pc up with linux, mandriva 2006 and forgot to set the p[rinter up...since its 350 klms away, its hard for me to work out what is going on at her end...
i'm hoping someone here has already set one up so i can relay to her what she needs to do...i've never done one of these all-in-ones(i personally dont like them)...any ideaS GUYS...
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I don't think you'll get the scanner to work, at least not without a lot of googleing, but I got my X1180 to work by installing the Z600 driver from the lexmark website and using that driver.
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curious if anybody has tried using wine to run the printer driver under... and if so has it been successful with a printer that is not linux compatible....
thank you for your reply binary_y2k2 and will probably use that one if i cant get it all to work...


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