Driver Details

Dell B1260dn Laser Printer

A00 Unified Linux driver release for Dell B1260DN model. This unified Linux driver supports following Linux OS:
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4, 5, 6 (32/64 bit)
Fedora 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (32/64 bit) 14, 15
SuSE Linux 10.1 (32 bit)
OpenSuSE 10.2, 10.3, 11.0, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 (32/64 bit)
Mandriva 2007, 2008, 2009, 2009.1, 2010 (32/64 bit)
Ubuntu 6.06, 6.10, 7.04, 7.10, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 11.04 (32/64 bit)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11 (32/64 bit)
Debian 4.0, 5.0, 6.0 (32/64 bit)

Fixes & Enhancements


Version A00, A00


Drivers for OS Deployment

Release date

18 Οκτ 2012

Last Updated

18 Οκτ 2012


Available formats

File Format:ALL
File Name:B1260dn_UnifiedLinuxDriver_1.01.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 31 MB
Format Description:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Λειτουργικά συστήματα
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Ubuntu Desktop 8.10
Ubuntu Desktop 9.10
Applies to
B1260DN Mono Laser Printer
Installation instructions
Download the file and launch it on your system.
Follow the instructions on your screen

Install the Linux driver and add network printer.
1 Make sure that the machine is connected to your network and powered
on. Also, your machines IP address should have been set.
2 Download the Unified Linux Driver package from the Dell website.
3 Extract the UnifiedLinuxDriver.tar.gz file and open the new directory.
4 Double-click the Linux folder > icon.
5 The Dell installer window opens. Click Continue.
6 The add printer wizard window opens. Click Next.
7 Select network printer and click Search button.
8 The machines IP address and model name appears on list field.
9 Select your machine and click Next.
10 Input the printer description and Next.
11 After the machine is added, click Finish.
12 When installation is done, click Finish.

13 Double-click the Unified Driver Configurator.
14 Click Add Printer.
15 The Add printer wizard window opens. Click Next.
16 Select Network printer and click the Search button.
17 The printers IP address and model name appears on list field.
18 Select your machine and click Next.
19 Enter the printer description and click Next.
20 After the machine is added, click Finish.

The installation program added the Unified Driver Configurator desktop icon and the Unified Driver group to the system menu for your convenience. If you have any difficulties, consult the on-screen help that is available through your system menu or from the driver package Windows applications, such as Unified Driver Configurator or Image Manager.
You need to download Linux software packages from the Dell website to install the printer software ( or > find your product > Support or Downloads).
Important Information
Do not shut down system while driver is being installed
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).