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Installing Dell c3765dnf Laser Printers on Linux Computers


Article Summary: This article provides information on Installing Dell c3765dnf Laser Printers on Linux Computers


Table of Contents:
  1. Installing Dell c3765dnf Laser Printers on Linux Computers
  2. Installing the Printer Driver
  3. Setting Up the Queue
  4. Printing From the Applications
  5. Setting the Default Queue
  6. Specifying the Printing Options
  7. Uninstalling the Printer Driver


1.

Installing Dell c3765dnf Laser Printers on Linux Computers



This section provides information for installing or setting up the printer driver with CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5/6 Desktop or SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop 10/11.

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2.

Installing the Printer Driver


Before you install the printer driver on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, confirm that Update 6 or higher is applied to your operating system. Consult your Linux distributor for the upgrade of your system.
  1. Download and Extract the Latest Linux Driver from the Dell Website


  2. Select Applications


  3. Select System Tools (Accessories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop)


  4. Select Terminal


  5. Type the following command in the terminal window




  6. The printer driver is installed

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3.

Setting Up the Queue


This section provides information for installing or setting up the printer driver with CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5/6 Desktop or SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop 10/11.

  1. Open the URL "http://localhost:631" using a web browser


  2. Click Administration


  3. Select System Tools (Accessories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop)


  4. Click Add Printer


    • Type the name of the printer in the Name box in the Add New Printer window, and click Continue


    • You can optionally specify the location and description of the printer for further information


    For network connections:

    • Select LPD/LPR Host or Printer from the Device menu, and click Continue


    • Type the IP address of the printer in Device URI, and click Continue


    • Format: lpd://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (the IP address of the printer)


    For USB connections:

    • Select Dell C3765dnf Colour MFP USB #1 or Dell C3765dnf Colour MFP from the Device menu, and click Continue.


  5. Select Dell C3765dnf Colour MFP PS vx.x (en) from the Model menu, and click Add Printer


  6. Type root as the user name, type the administrator password, and click OK


  7. The message Printer xxx has been added successfully appears


  8. The setup is complete


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


For network connections:

  • Select LPD/LPR Host or Printer from the Other Network Printers menu, and click Continue


  • Type the IP address of the printer in Connection, and click Continue


  • Format: lpd://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (the IP address of the printer)


For USB connections:

  • Select Dell C3765dnf Colour Laser from the Local Printers menu, and click Continue


  • Type the name of the printer in the Name box in the Add Printer window, and click Continue


  • You can optionally specify the location and description of the printer for further information.

  • Select Dell C3760dn Colour Laser PS vx.x (en) or Dell C3760n Colour Laser PS vx.x (en) from the Model menu, and click Add Printer


  • The setup is complete

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4.

Printing From the Applications



When you have finished setting up the queue, you can print jobs from the applications. Start the print job from the application, and specify the queue in the print dialog box.

However, sometimes you can print only from the default queue depending on the application (for example Mozilla).

In these cases, before you start printing, set queue you want to print to as the default queue. For information on specifying the default queue, see "Setting the Default Queue."



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5.

Setting the Default Queue

  1. Select Applications


  2. Select System Tools (Accessories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop)


  3. Select Terminal


  4. Type the following command in the terminal window:




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6.

Specifying the Printing Options


You can specify the printing options such as colour mode.

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop:
  • Open the URL "http://localhost:631" using a web browser


  • Click Administration


  • Click Manage Printers


  • Click Set Printer Options of the printer for which you want to specify the printing options


  • Specify the required settings, and click Set Printer Options


  • Type root as the user name, and type the administrator password

The message Printer xxx has been configured successfully appears.

The setting is complete.

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop:

  • Open the URL "http://localhost:631" using a web browser


  • Click Administration


  • Click Manage Printers


  • Click the queue name for which you want to specify the printing options


  • Select Set Default Options from the Administration menu


  • Click the desired setting item, specify the required settings, and click Set Default Options

The message Printer xxx has been configured successfully appears.

The setting is complete.

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7.

Uninstalling the Printer Driver


For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop:

  • Select Applications


  • Select System Tools (Accessories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop)


  • Select Terminal


  • Type the following command in the terminal window to delete the print queue




  • Repeat the command above for all queues for the same model


  • Type the following command in the terminal window



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ID de l'article : SLN284990

Date de la dernière modification : 11/06/2013 12:00 AM


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