Re: can't install laser driver supplied as rpm
On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 13:31:20 -0500, Steve Kleene wrote:
> I'm running Lenny and trying to install the manufacturer's Linux driver
> for a Xerox Phaser 6280DN color laser printer. The driver is supplied
> as a tar, which unpacks to a single rpm file:
> I am able to list the contents of the rpm
> rpm -qlp Xerox-Phaser-6280-1.0-1.noarch.rpm ->
> I'd appreciate any suggestions on how to install this driver. Thanks.
If it's a PostScript based printer, you can just extract the
corresponding PPD file ("Xerox_Phaser_6280DN.ppd" in your case) and
install it with Cups. No need to install the rpm package at all.