I unfortunately bought a Lexmark X1170 all in one two years back, it was cheap and got both printer and scanner. It worked fine on Windows. It was just paper weight ever since I moved to Linux.
I struck luck yesterday, when I stumbled upon a forum posting on Ubuntu forum.
So I started out straightaway, but had trouble getting the correct drivers from Lexmark site, as instructed in the forum (Got 404). So I went and searched in opendrivers.com and fortunately found it. To help all the poor soles to get the drivers easily I have hosted the rpms. If you download these rpms you can skip the part upto converting the rpms with alien if you are using a debian based system, or install the rpms and continue from restarting CUPS.
Here are the links:
The instructions worked like a charm, and now I’m making use of my printer finally. From my point of view X1100 series is a repackage of Z600 series with a scanner.
Even though the scanner was correctly detected by SANE, I was unable to scan. But the version of sane that comes with Fedora Core 6 (Zod) is old.
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Thanks to your post my Lexmark X1190 works at long last in ubuntu.
Thanks your post was very useful. It works like a charm in Fedora Core 9.
i’m trying to install a Lexmark X1170 on a PCLinuxOS 2009 (rpm)
first driver (z600llpddk…) goes without any problem, but the other gives an error. I don’t know why but it says “cups >= 1:1.1.15-10 needed for z600cups…”.
Then i go to the synaptic and the version i have installed is “1.3.10-6pclos2009”
i don’t know what to do and i don’t know where to look.
This would require rebuilding the RPM, please try posting the problem in a forum. Thanks
Thank you! I’ll try that!