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Re: v. elementary problem installing Lexmark z600 printer driver on Lenny

On Fri, 4 Dec 2009 18:40:26 +0000
Lisi <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:


> > Just run the tail command with '-n +143' instead of 141 and you'll get
> > a valid gzip archive; I haven't gone further than that.
> >
> > FTR, what I did was simple enough: just open the file using, say,
> > 'view' ('vi -R'), and skim through it to see where the readable text
> > ends and the binary part begins.  The first line containing the binary
> > data then needs to be passed to tail, as above.
> Many thanks!!  That's great!!

Glad we're at least one step further along :/

> Simple when you know what you are doing. :-)  I should be able to get round to 
> the printer owner's house tomorrow morning to try this.  
> (This is the deal-breaker on whether she runs Lenny or XP.  And believe me, my 
> life - and hers ;-) - would be a lot simpler if she were running Lenny.)

Good luck!

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