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Old 08-10-2007, 11:28 AM   #1
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Question Locating printer drivers for Ubuntu on PowerMac


I've taken an old PowerMac G3 that was being dumped and installed Ubuntu Linux 6.06.1 LTS on it. The installation went as a charm; all HW was detected automatically – it even autodetected an old Microsoft wireless mouse I had lying around.

Now I want to install my ethernet-connected Lexmark E120n printer, but that proved difficult. I tried locating drivers on the Lexmark homepage and found Debian drivers. Since Ubuntu is built on Debian I figured that it would work – however, only i386 drivers are supplied.

What do I do? Is there some collection of Linux drivers out there that I don't know about? I've considered attaching the printer directly to the Mac using USB to see if Ubuntu will automagically locate and download the drivers, but I would like to solve this problem "manually" if possible.

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Tord Strømdal, Linux Newbie
 
Old 08-10-2007, 11:30 AM   #2
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
 
  


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