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Old 03-02-2004, 12:28 AM   #1
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SuSe 8.0 Lexmark Printer Support Issues


I'm completely new to this and after a week of playing around, I'm still having trouble with my printer.
I'm running SuSe 8.0 and have a Lexmax X5150 (4 in one) printer. All I really want to do is print from Linux (rather than rebooting into windows every time I need to print). Does anyone know if there's a generic "driver" that I can install to facilitate printing?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Old 03-10-2004, 07:38 PM   #2
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I think we're both out of luck. A while back I tried to get my z22 to work under linux. I went to lexmark's site and found that the only drivers they had for linux were beta versions, and in order to beta test the drivers, you had to agree to all sorts of rubbish. Now I have this x5150, and when i went to their site this time, there wasn't even evidence of a beta driver for it. after much searching elsewhere, i'm beginning to belive that this thing is doomed to be a fancy paperweight.

Hopefully someone out there can prove me wrong and point us in the right direction.
Old 03-10-2004, 10:35 PM   #3
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Thanks Matt. That really bites....I really, really hate loading Windows. I guess I don't have much of a choice for now!


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