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Old 09-02-2005, 03:40 AM   #1
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problem installing Lexmark printer on ubuntu

Hi, I'm running ubuntu with 2.6.10-5-386 kernel and having problem using my lexmark e230 printer. I've tried to look for the driver from official site, and downloaded the driver .deb files, but after installing it, I couldn't make a printer que. The installer installed a program called 'lexprint', but somehow I don't think it works properly, and I gave up on it.

Then after that, I tried using 'system->administration->printing' menu, then added new printer, it detected my printer, but there's no printer type matches mine, the closest one is Lexmark E210, so I chose that one, and I use gdi driver (which is the only one available). After the printer que was made, I tried to print a test page, but what I got is just single piece of meaningless character printed over and over pages. Can anyone help me?
Old 09-02-2005, 04:34 AM   #2
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did you run /usr/local/lexmark/setup.lexprint ?
Old 09-02-2005, 05:51 AM   #3
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yes I did, still didn't work, when I tried to add a printer queue, it said 'failed to add printer queue'


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