New ppd's

rjgoyette at rjgoyette at
Thu Jul 22 08:52:18 PDT 2004

Thanks for the help.  THat worked out well.  I now have a Xerox entry in the Make menu, and a bunch of different models, which I got from the Xerox web site.

Michael Sweet wrote:
> rjgoyette at wrote:
> > Here is a slightly harder question:  We are starting to use a lot of
> > Xerox Phaser printers, but there is no Xerox entry under Make or
> > Model.  Is there a way for me to add these myself, or has someone
> > been keeping up with the new printers and ppds?
> You can use the PPD files that come with the printer; the Win2k
> PPD files are probably the best place to start, just run them through
> the cupstestppd program to check for any obvious errors, copy them
> to /usr/share/cups/model (maybe create a subdirectory under there
> for Xerox if you like), and restart the CUPS service so it sees the
> new files.
> --
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> Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
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