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Installing Printer Drivers On Linux Computers (cups); Operation On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop; Setup Overview; Installing The Printer Driver - Dell S2810dn User Manual

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Installing Printer Drivers on Linux Computers (CUPS)

This section provides information for installing or setting up the printer driver with CUPS (Common UNIX Printing
®
Enterprise Linux
System) on Red Hat
or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32/64bit).

Operation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop

Setup Overview

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop:
1 Install the printer driver.
2 Set up the print queue.
3 Specify the default queue.
4 Specify the printing options.

Installing the Printer Driver

1 Select Applications System Tools  Terminal.
2 Type the following command in the terminal window.
For the 32-bit architecture
su
(Type the administrator password)
rpm -ivh (Type the file path)/Dell-Printer-
S2810dn-*.*-*.i686.rpm
For the 64-bit architecture
su
(Type the administrator password)
rpm –ivh (Type the file path)/Dell-Printer-
S2810dn-*.*-*.x86_64.rpm
The printer driver is installed.

Setting Up the Queue

To execute printing, you must set up the print queue on your workstation.
For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop:
1 Open the URL "http://localhost:631" using a web browser.
2 Click Administration.
3 Click Add Printer.
4 Type root as the user name, type the administrator password, and click OK.
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6 (32/64bit) Desktop or SUSE
Installing Printer Drivers on Linux Computers (CUPS)
®
Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 (32/64bit),
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