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to try a new driver ?
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thecoop2

Joined: 22 Sep 2007
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PostPosted: Sun 11 Nov 2007, 15:34    Post_subject:  to try a new driver ?  

ive revisited thsi . ive been to linuxprinting.org adn there is an updated gutenprint driver
so ive downloaded and rpm
gutenprint-5.0.1-1lsb3.1.i486.rpm

what next to install it ?
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muggins

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Nov 2007, 18:48    Post_subject:  

does clicking the .rpm open it using xarchive? if not, do you have midnight commander installed? or just move the file to a temporary directory & unrpm it. Then copy across the extracted files to their proper locations. (midnightCommander & unrpm are both available as dotpups).
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