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Old 03-18-2008, 10:40 PM
"Rodney Morris"
Default fedora-list Digest, Vol 49, Issue 116 (Should be CUPS and Samsung ML-2510 printer)

Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Rodney Morris wrote:
> > Ubuntu ships with the splix drivers, not a proprietary driver. (At
> > least this is true for Hardy Heron.) The splix source is available
> > from splix.ap2c.org. You will need the cups-devel and cupsddk
> > packages installed to compile and install the splix drivers.
> > Unfortunately, to my knowledge, the splix has not been packaged for
> > Fedora.
> Fedora doesn't package non-upstream kernel modules as separate packages
> within the repository anymore. Either the kernel package is directly
> patched or the module doesn't exist within the official Fedora repository.
> Rahul

My use of the word "driver" here is a bit of a misnomer. SPLIX is a
set of CUPS filters for many Samsung laser printers, not a kernel
level driver. I've had great success using the SPLIX filters with my
ML-2510 printer. My use of the word "driver" to describe these
filters is a hangover from my Windozzzze days.


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