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Old 03-11-2011, 06:41 PM   #1
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Trying to Installing printer drivers

I have a Xerox printer, Phaser 3160. On the cd that comes with the printer i got a file
for linux called "P3160.tar.gz". Having extracted this file I found the content as listed below


These are the files in the linux dir,nothing in the other dirs

Below are dirs


As there is no ./configure file, what do i have to do to install the drivers for the printer

ps I am using Suse 11.3

Thank you, to anyone that can help.

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Old 03-11-2011, 07:19 PM   #2
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Take a look at the file. It's a shell script, and it may have comments regarding it's purpose. The package is otherwise probably already compiled, and the does the installing.

Make the executable with this command: chmod +x Then run the file as root (if you trust the distributor of the package). Unpack the package then cd into the directory that contains the Run it: ./

That should be all that's necessary to do.


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