Samsung printer drivers open up the system
Posted Jul 20, 2007 5:08 UTC (Fri) by gtaylor6
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Ah, yes, all is well then; the z600 is indeed a "paperweight" in foomatic terms. It's fine for foomatic to include negative free software data like that, just so there's no foomatic entry for the *driver*.
FWIW, the end-user Lexmark driver binary may be borderline obsolete, but Lexmark does also distribute more or less the same thing in link kit form as part of a DDK for Linux. I have actually used this kit to prepare a non-free driver for a client's Lexmark-based print-a-majig. The libraries and sample app will compile and link just fine on modern Linux.
That said, it's not worth the trouble to try and make up an end-user driver from the ddk. The result would be non-free, binary, and unsupportable; all just to drive a disposable printer.
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