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Printer driver

asked 2013-12-12 01:35:42 -0500

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updated 2014-09-28 11:35:38 -0500

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I want to install Samsung 4x16 printer with Fedora 19. I need the driver.

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What is the model of the printer?

lnxslck gravatar imagelnxslck ( 2013-12-12 07:50:54 -0500 )edit

Always try to google existing solutions first. This page suggests that you should get a ppd file to be installed on Fedora from Samsung UnifiedLinuxDriver.tar.gzhttp://duxyng.wordpress.com/2011/11/18/samsung-scx-4x16f-printer-installation-in-fedora-16/ , but apparently the link to the driver has been removed from the Samsung page. Fortunately there are still some active official Samsung links, see http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1345728.html

marcindulak gravatar imagemarcindulak ( 2013-12-12 08:13:41 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-12-12 07:54:14 -0500

If the printer you're referring is Samsung SCX-4016 you can install it like this.

Go to http://pt.driverscollection.com/?file_cid=38869672776b91b9ea4bcc62d56 download file for Linux, then:

  1. Make sure that you connect your machine to your computer. Turn both the computer and the machine on.

  2. When the Administrator Login window appears, type in root in the Login field and enter the system password.

  3. Download and extract the driver [root@localhost root]#tar xzf [Downloaded File Name(XXXX.tar.gz)]

  4. The driver will be extracted as ''cdroot'' folder in current path.

  5. Execute installation program. [root@localhost root]#./cdroot/autorun

  6. When the welcome screen appears, click ''Next'' and proceed installation.

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