Bug 146918 - missing drivers for lexmark printers
missing drivers for lexmark printers
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2005-02-02 13:57 EST by Riku Seppala
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-02 17:11:26 EST
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Description Riku Seppala 2005-02-02 13:57:46 EST
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Description of problem:
Dunno if this really is the correct way to report this but hopefully
now atleast you know the problem. I have lexmark p3150 all-in-one
printer. (printer and scanner) FC3 recognized it correctly as lexmark
3100 series, but printer configuration dont have it listed. 

There is Developer's Kit on lexmark website:
http://www.lexmark.com/US/products/info/linux/

Also, there is linux driver for it: 
http://users.cybercity.dk/~dko12479/

Though I couldn't make it work.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run printer configuration with lexmark p3150 attached (or some
other lexmark printer)
2. try choose correct lexmark model, not listed
3.
    

Actual Results:  No driver, can't install

Expected Results:  choose the correct model from printer
configuration. Start printing :)

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-02-02 17:11:26 EST
Uncertain license => not a lot we can do with it.
Comment 2 Riku Seppala 2005-02-04 16:43:38 EST
The driver at http://users.cybercity.dk/~dko12479/ is GPL. At least that what it
says in the readme: 

Z55 Sample CUPS Printer Driver is distributed under GNU General Public License
(GPL).
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2005-03-30 10:32:09 EST
Does say what version (for example).  You need to put the entire license
agreement in the package, at the very minimum.
Comment 4 Riku Seppala 2005-03-30 10:56:43 EST
Maybe it's my bad english but I don't understand what you are saying :) So sorry
if my comments are wrong.

In the package
http://users.cybercity.dk/%7Edsl145780/lexmark-z700-cups-driver-1.1.1-1.src.tar.gz
is the file COPYING, which is GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 ...
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2005-03-30 11:06:23 EST
That file is not the complete source.

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