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I was trying to install a xerox phaser 5400 as a network printer. I didn't see a driver for it in cups. I downloaded the driver from the Xerox site. ...
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    Install Xerox Phaser 5400 as a network printer


    I was trying to install a xerox phaser 5400 as a network printer. I didn't see a driver for it in cups. I downloaded the driver from the Xerox site. Where do I install the driver?

    http://www.support.xerox.com/go/getf...ownload&uType=

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    Look in /usr/share/cups/model for the ppd files.
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    Is that where I would extract the files to? When I was trying to install it I didn't see any thing for xerox printers.

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    I'm not at all familiar with the printer or driver, but I believe all you'll need to put there is the PPD files themselves. I'm not sure what all will come up with the extraction, but there's probably some kind of script in there that will try to put the files in the correct place for you, but I usually simply move PPD files to the proper directory, then you can select the proper driver through CUPS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozar
    I'm not at all familiar with the printer or driver, but I believe all you'll need to put there is the PPD files themselves. I'm not sure what all will come up with the extraction, but there's probably some kind of script in there that will try to put the files in the correct place for you, but I usually simply move PPD files to the proper directory, then you can select the proper driver through CUPS.
    PPD files is what came from the extraction.

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    You should be able to move those files to the directory mentioned above, then restart CUPS to be able to properly choose your printer.
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    Thanks for your help.

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    I recieved a error message cupsdoprint - P 'INTPRI' -j 'Install printer support Slackwar" -H localhost:631' -U 'kenton' -o ' PageSize=A4copies=1 media =A4
    orentation-requested=3' ' /tmp/kde=kenton/kdeprint_qJCl8Fur' : execution failed with message.
    client-erro-not-possible

    I printed a test page which work fine. When I tried to print a document it didn't work.

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