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Dell Photo P513W AIO Inkjet Printer, A00
This is a Ubuntu driver release for the P513w printer.
Release Date 11/9/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: A00

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This is a Ubuntu driver release for the P513w printer.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

This is a Ubuntu driver release for the P513w printer.


Operating Systems
Ubuntu Desktop 8.04
Ubuntu Desktop 8.10
Ubuntu Desktop 9.04

Applies to

  • Photo P513W AIO Inkjet Printer

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R247660.tar.gz:

1. Do not attach the printer via USB to the Linux machine.
2. Extract the zip file.
For RPM-based systems:
For DEB-based systems:
3. Run the installer script file by double-clicking on the file icon and
then click the "Run in Terminal" button or run the script file via command-line.
4. Follow the instructions in the installer screen.

Manually adding the Printer in CUPS:
1. Attach the printer via USB to the Linux machine.
2. Run a browser and open "http://localhost:631"
3. Click "Add Printer" and fill out the details, such as name and description.
In the Device dropdown list, select "Dell USB Backend #1 (Dell
)" or "Dell Network Backend #1 (Dell )".
Make sure you select the correct device. The printer is not detected by the
machine if you cannot see its model in the list. On some distro, you may have
to reboot the machine so it can be detected.

You can also Browse for the PPD file if the device is not on the list.
The ppd files are located in folder /usr/dellinkjet/dell09/etc/. The following
are the different models supported by this driver and with their matching 
ppd file:

Printer PPD
Dell P513w ..... dlP513w.ppd

4. Select your Dell printer model name. After adding
the printer, you should see the "Printer Options". Click the "Set Printer Options"
(optional) or proceed to the next step.
5. You can access the printer admin directly by typing this address in
the browser: http://localhost:631/printers/. The name of
the printer is what you entered in step 3.
6. Print a test page to make sure the software has been successfully installed.

7. Uninstallation:
For Debian-based package:
1. Login as root.
2. Uninstall the DEB package: dpkg -r 
e.g. #dpkg -r dell-inkjet-09-driver

For RPM-based package:
1. Login as root.
2. Uninstall the RPM package: rpm -e ,
e.g. #rpm -e dell-inkjet-09-driver

NOTE: This printer driver is common for Dell V310-V510 Series, Dell P513w, Dell V715w,
Dell P713w models. The uninstallation of the driver will uninstall it for all   
Custom Instructions for R247660_Readme.txt:

This is a Ubuntu driver release for the P513w printer.            


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