Have you tried hooking it up to your ubuntu machine and attempting to print something? Click Forward twice and your printer should be installed. Instructions for “Ubuntu 6. However, a possible solution for you where you don’t have to reboot the PC to use the printer is to consider using a Windows virtual machine that runs in Linux check out VirtualBox. I installed Windows XP on an old hard drive, but I’d rather be able to print from Linux than have to turn off the computer and switch the hard drive and boot a clunky old OS just to print something.
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Installing this package destroyed my fstab file. I installed Windows XP on an old hard drive, but I’d rather be able to print from Linux than have to turn off the computer and switch the hard drive and boot a clunky old OS just to print something.
Test everything out with the following command: Under Windows, it was only necessary to push the paper further in and press the blinking button to resume printing. After installation, the lexprint printer management program should be run to setup a printer.
Virtual machines aren’t really an option for me – I tried but it took more time to boot the virtual machine and print than rebooting the computer I currently have 1GB of RAM.
This problem was resolved via the following command: It also did not work for me. To fix this problem: Follow the instructions for the z series. Short answer is NO. Now you have to extract the newly made tgz-files which contains the drivers, and copy them to their locations.
Linux does have some generic printer drivers that might work. Are you interested in alternative solutions? I would especially recommend updating to ubuntu Partners Support Community Ubuntu. These don’t exist on Linux. Ramhound – I understand Windows has different functions, but is there a way to install those functions on Linux? Execute the following command from a terminal and follow the onscreen instructions: A windows driver can not be “precompiled” for Linux.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. When the printer cannot take in a page, its light starts blinking. You have ledmark download the Lexmark driver from http: This does not seem to work under Ubuntu unfortunately. Save and close the file 4. Wine does an okay job of it for programs, but it doesn’t work for drivers, but is it possible for something x93500 that to exist?
If so, edit your question and include the printer make and model and the distribution of Linux you are using, and your PC details, as other solutions might be possible.
In the first screen, select your printer and click Forward.
Question says it all – Is there any way to install the Windows driver on Linux? Troubleshooting Permission problems When Lexmzrk initially installed the drivers and tried to setup a printer, I had problems associating a queue with a printer device.
Lexmark X Printing on Ubuntu 9. Make sure to select cups as the printing system and create symlinks to lexprint so it is easy to execute. Sign up using Facebook.
Each time I tried, lexprint would say “Creating print queue Lexmark failed.